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Philadelphia monsignor: I typed list of suspected predator-priests, but didn't put in safe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) ' A Roman Catholic church official says he typed a list of 35 accused predator-priests on his computer, but couldn't find it 10 years later to show a Philadelphia grand jury.
Monsignor William Lynn is enduring a second day of searing cross-examination as he fights charges he endangered children by protecting priests.
Lynn denies putting the 1994 list in a locked safe at the archdiocese, where it was found in 2006.
Evidence shows it was turned over only this year, days after Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua died.
Prosecutors say the list shows the church knew it had pedophiles and other predators on duty, where they could abuse other children.
Lynn insists he did the best he could as secretary for clergy to help victims and urge his superiors to address the problem.