Msgr. William Lynn Denied Bail

Lawyers for the convicted priest asked a judge to release Lynn from prison while they work on an appeal. The request was denied

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    NBC10 Philadelphia

    Monsignor William Lynn was denied bail on Monday. His lawyers went to court to ask that the convicted priest be released on bail during the appeals process.

    Lynn was convicted of felony child endangerment in June and sentenced to serve three to six years behind bars.

    Bail Hearing for William Lynn

    [PHI] Bail Hearing for William Lynn
    Lawyers for Monsignor William Lynn will head to court on Monday and ask that the convicted priest be released from prison while his conviction is appealed. He's currently serving a three to six year sentence for felony child endangerment. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012)

    He was the first U.S. church official to be convicted over his handling of complaints of pedophile priests.

    Lynn served as secretary for clergy at the Philadelphia Archdiocese from 1992 to 2004.