[JURIST] The Pennsylvania Superior Court [official website] on Thursday unanimously reversed [opinion, PDF] the conviction of a priest for his failure to protect children from a sexual predator and ordered he be released from prison. Monsignor William Lynn, the first senior US Roman Catholic Church official to be found guilty for covering up child sex abuse by a priest, was originally sentenced to three-to-six years in prison in 2012. Lynn was convicted for endangering the welfare of children (EWOC) pursuant...

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