Philly DA files appeal of Msgr. Lynn’s Overturned Conviction

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Click here to read: “Philly District Attorney files appeal of Monsignor William Lynn’s overturned conviction,” by Brian X. McCrone, Philly.com, Jan. 28, 2014

In the 35-page appeal, Williams argued “the Superior Court erred in holding that a church official who systemically reassigned pedophile priests in a manner that risked further sexual abuse of children did not endanger the welfare of children.”

“If, as the Superior Court held, it was legally impossible for defendant to endanger the welfare of children in his individual capacity, the evidence was sufficient to prove his guilt as an accomplice,” Williams argued in the appeal.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/Philly_District_Attorney_files_appeal_of_Monsignor_William_Lynns_overturned_conviction.html#4ewio2MSQHtzYRy7.99

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