Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Jury asks to see the list of predator priests

— The jury also asked to see the cardinal's memo ordering the list to be shredded.


The jury's out

Every seat was filled in the courtroom during last week's closing arguments in the city's historic priest sex abuse trial.


Celebrating among Friends

— Quakers founded Friends Hospital in 1813 as the nation's first free-standing psychiatric hospital.




Prosecutor grills Lynn about protecting minors

When Monsignor William Lynn took the witness stand in his own defense, he testified repeatedly that he did the best he could, within his limited power, to investigate child sex abuse allegations that had been made against parish priests.


Monsignor testifies Lynn's power limited

— Monsignor Joseph Garvin, pastor of St. Christopher's Church in Somerton, is the leadoff witness for the defense.




The century club

— Advice for a long life: Eat plenty of fruit, work hard and keep a smile on your face.