Monsignor Waits To Leave Prison After Church Helps Post Bail - Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

Monsignor Waits To Leave Prison After Church Helps Post Bail

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

Monsignor William Lynn is still waiting to leave prison after the Archdiocese of Philadelphia helped post his quarter-million-dollars bail.

An appeals court overturned his conviction in a case linked to the priest-sex abuse scandal.

Lynn is the first U.S. church official ever convicted for his handling of abuse claims. He'll be subject to electronic monitoring.

Prosecutors will try to restore the conviction.

The archdiocese tells FOX 29 there are multiple factors to take into account before the monsignor could return to ministry, and it's still too early in the process.

Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices