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Philadelphia priest to be released from prison after appeals court reversal

Philadelphia priest to be released from prison after appeals court reversal He was convicted of one count of child endangerment and sentenced to three to six years. Attorney Thomas Bergstrom said Lynn could be released as soon as Friday, depending on paperwork. Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said his office … Read more on CNN

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8 new civil lawsuits allege priest abuse, hierarchy cover-up in Philadelphia

8 new civil lawsuits allege priest abuse, hierarchy cover-up in Philadelphia … PHILADELPHIA — Eight more priest-abuse lawsuits were filed Tuesday against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and its priests, including a jailed monsignor who now says he was convicted of child endangerment following a sham abuse plea by a defrocked … Read more on Washington […]

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8 new civil suits allege Philadelphia priest abuse

8 new civil suits allege Philadelphia priest abuse PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eight more priest-abuse lawsuits were filed Tuesday against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and its priests, including a jailed monsignor who now says he was convicted of child endangerment following a sham abuse plea by a … Read more on USA TODAY

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Accuser returns for another Philly priest trial

Accuser returns for another Philly priest trial PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former altar boy's story was jarring, even amid scores of priest-abuse complaints in Philadelphia. A policeman's son, he told authorities in 2009 that he had been raped by three adults — two parish priests and his sixth-grade … Read more on The Associated Press

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Philadelphia priest charged with 1997 sex assault – Abc Local Web

PHILADELPHIA – July 27, 2012 (WPVI) — A Philadelphia priest suspended last year has been charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy. Prosecutors accuse the Rev. Andrew McCormick molested the boy in 1997 while assigned to a Northeast Philadelphia … Philadelphia – Bing News

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Suspended priest arrested over 1997 abuse allegation – CNN

Philadelphia (CNN)– A Roman Catholic priest in Philadelphia was arrested on allegations of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy in 1997, the city’s district attorney announced Friday. Andrew McCormick, 56, has been charged with involuntary … Philadelphia – Bing News

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Philadelphia monsignor sentenced in cover-up of priest sex abuse – Los Angeles Times

A Roman Catholic monsignor, William J. Lynn, was sentenced to three to six years in prison on Tuesday for covering up sexual abuses by a priest he supervised in Philadelphia. “You knew full well what was right, Monsignor Lynn, but you chose … Philadelphia – Bing News

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