Msgr. Lynn seeks prison release, plans appeal

Monsignor William Lynn walks to the Criminal Justice Center, Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Philadelphia. Lynn is the first Roman Catholic church official in the U.S. ever charged with child endangerment, for allegedly keeping co-defendants former priest Edward V. Avery and the Rev. James J. Brennan, and other accused predators, in ministry. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

June 30, 2012 11:14:21 AM PDT
Lawyers for an imprisoned Roman Catholic official will push to have him released to await sentencing, arguing that he has a good chance of having his conviction thrown out on appeal.