In a word: No.
— The first top official in the Roman Catholic Church to be convicted of shielding child-molesting priests is going to have plenty of time to do some reflection — in prison
Monsignor William Lynn is the first high-ranking official of the Roman Catholic church in America to be convicted and sentenced to prison. He was accused in the Philadelphia priest sex abuse scandal.
A federal jury on Friday found not liable all the defendants in a suit brought by a Northeast man who claimed he was persecuted by employees of the city’s Community Life Improvement Project.
The District Attorney’s office will retry the Rev. James Brennan on attempted rape and endangering children charges.