Philadelphia monsignor to get new trial in sex abuse cover-up case

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Becky Ianni, left, and Barbara Dorris, patiently wait outside the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, to share their stories of sexual abuse by clergymen. Both women say the positive atmosphere around Pope Francis has clouded the attention they so desperately seek. Religion News Service photo by Taylor Nakagawa

Becky Ianni, left, and Barbara Dorris, patiently wait outside the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, to share their stories of sexual abuse by clergymen. Both women say the positive atmosphere around Pope Francis has clouded the attention they so desperately seek. Religion News Service photo by Taylor Nakagawa

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The court said Monsignor William Lynn, convicted of mishandling reports of child sex crimes, didn't get a fair trial because jurors heard too much about priests who molested children.