Philadelphia prosecutors’ decision to take a look at fresh allegations of church sex abuse has resulted in the district attorney charging an official of the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia with failing to protect children by shuffling accused "sexual predators" to new parish assignments.

Monsignor William Lynn, of Downingtown, has been charged with two third-degree counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Lynn was the personnel director for priests when serving as secretary for clergy under retired Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua’s tenure leading the archdiocese.

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