Thursday, June 29, 2017

Senior Vatican official Cardinal George Pell facing multiple sex assault charges in Australia

Senior Vatican official Cardinal George Pell facing multiple sex assault charges in Australia: "His actions as archbishop came under intense scrutiny in recent years by a government-authorised investigation into how the Catholic Church and other institutions have responded to the sexual abuse of children.

Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - the nation's highest form of inquiry - found shocking levels of abuse in Australia's Catholic Church."



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Cardinal George Pell, one of the most powerful figures in the Vatican and Australia's most senior Catholic, has been charged over historic sex assault offences. His actions as archbishop came under intense scrutiny in recent years by a government-authorised investigation into how the Catholic Church and other institutions have responded to the sexual abuse of children.



Pell is claiming innocence.

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