Here’s the Full Superior Court Ruling Overturning Msgr. Lynn’s Conviction in the Catholic Sex Abuse Case

Superior Court says trial court had insufficient evidence.

In this March 27, 2012 file photo, Monsignor William Lynn leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

In this March 27, 2012 file photo, Monsignor William Lynn leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Philly.com reports that the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has overturned Msgr. William Lynn’s conviction for participating in the Catholic Church’s coverup of child sex abuse. “Lynn from 1992 to 2004 served as the secretary for clergy for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and was tasked with handling child sex abuse complaints. He was in June 2012 found guilty of felony child endangerment for covering up sex abuse claims brought against Catholic priests by reshuffling the accused to other parishes.”

Here’s the full opinion from the court:

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