Monsignor Lynn, the highest-ranking U.S. church official criminally charged with sheltering abusers, says he is innocent.
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"I did not intend any harm to come to [Avery's victim]. The fact is, my best was not good enough to stop that harm," Monsignor Lynn said. "I am a parish priest. I should have stayed [one]."
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