Philly DA pledges to keep former church official in custody despite new trial order

Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams said, "We will fight to keep Msgr. Lynn in state custody, where he belongs." 

Appeals court vacates Philadelphia monsignor's conviction, orders new trial

A Pennsylvania appeals court has vacated the conviction of Msgr. William J. Lynn, and ordered a new trial for the Philadelphia archdiocese’s former secretary for clergy.

Philadelphia priest, teacher convicted of abuse seek new trial

Lawyers for a priest and Catholic school teacher convicted last year of sex abuse say prosecutors didn't inform them of a witness that would have bolstered their defense.


Star witness' story in Philadelphia sex abuse trials doesn't add up

Analysis: One man's word put four men in prison. But stories conflict, and there's no real evidence to support his claims.