A cardinal is due in court. Maybe.
The former political powerhouse from the Northeast could get 18 months to 24 years in prison for corruption. “I let you down,” he said in a statement to voters.
As former state House Speaker John Perzel awaits trial next month on corruption charges, three co-defendants were in court last week pleading guilty.
The ability of retired Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua to testify will be at issue next month.
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Monsignor William Lynn, who allegedly endangered the welfare of children by reassigning to other parishes priests suspected of molesting students.
Philadelphians either loved or hated Frank L. Rizzo’s outspoken ways, but his brother recalled a different side to the former mayor and police commissioner.
A former soccer coach from Mayfair last week pleaded guilty to several child-molestation and child pornography charges. Vincent Mickle, 34, will be sentenced Sept. 19.
City Council has voted to rename Public Health Center 10, at 2230 Cottman Ave., as “District Health Center No. 10, the Judge Edward B. Rosenberg Center.”
Monsignor William Lynn, the first member of the Roman Catholic Church’s American leadership to be charged with child endangerment for allegedly enabling sexually abusive priests, maintained in court on Monday that prosecutors were mistaken to charge him at all.