|Church paid $100,000 to Bishop Lynch's aide
[Times photo: Michael Rondou]
The Catholic leader denies the man's claims of sexual harassment. His lawyer says the severance pay was not "hush money."
Priests stand behind bishop
The ranks are shocked, but unified in their support for the leader of 372,000 Catholics.
Lynch faces scrutiny himself this time
Robert N. Lynch was a late bloomer, already 37 when he was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood. But he quickly made a name for himself, organizing a papal visit to America and serving in a high-profile post as general secretary to the United States Catholic Conference.
Despite anger, Urbanski not shunning religion
Until he accused the bishop of sexual harassment, Bill Urbanski was close with Robert Lynch.
Priest quits teaching job amid furor
St. Petersburg Catholic High is saying little after a student's complaint about a kiss and hug. Students say "Father Mac" often was affectionate in public.
Federal suit alleges all U.S. bishops are part of coverup