Pell makes final appeal
Cardinal would be most likely exercising his final appeal

Cardinal George Pell will appeal his conviction to the Australian High Court, following the decision last week by the Court of Appeal in Victoria to uphold his conviction for child sexual abuse. Sources close to the cardinal told CNA

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2019-08-27T09:07:55-07:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: |10 Comments

Cardinal Pell subjected to a different standard
The Australian disgrace

Cardinal Pell taken to court(AFP Photo/William WEST) There will be much more to be said in the weeks and months ahead about the rejection of Cardinal George Pell’s appeal of his conviction for “historic sexual abuse,” by the

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2019-08-23T13:52:28-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , |25 Comments

Cardinal George Pell: “I’m innocent of these charges, they are false.”

After Australian police announced that they have charged him on multiple counts of sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell has maintained his innocence, saying he will take leave from his responsibilities in the Vatican to clear his name. In comments to

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2017-06-29T09:49:04-07:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |30 Comments

Some Catholics are ‘unnerved’ by current events in the Church, says Cardinal Pell

The following comes from a November 29 Catholic Herald article by Dan Hitchens: Cardinal George Pell has said that “a number of regularly worshipping Catholics” are “unnerved by the turn of events” in the Church. In a talk at St

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2016-11-29T10:32:46-07:00November 29th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |11 Comments

Let’s not rush to judge Cardinal Pell, Pope Francis says

The following comes from a July 31 Catholic News Agency article: In response to news that Australian authorities are investigating multiple allegations of child abuse leveled against Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis cautioned against gossip and making judgements before all

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2016-08-01T13:32:44-07:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |2 Comments