Sydney archdiocese runs ads seeking donations for Cardinal George Pell’s legal fees | Australia news

The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has been running ads in its news publication, the Catholic Weekly, seeking donations to fund Cardinal George Pell’s legal costs, a move which a lawyer representing victims of child sexual abuse, Dr Judy Courtin, describes as “utter hypocrisy”. While the Catholic Weekly has been running …

Cardinal George Pell likely to face two separate trials on historical sexual offence charges

Cardinal George Pell likely to face two separate trials on historical sexual offence charges

Updated May 02, 2018 10:24:41 Photo: Cardinal Geroge Pell was committed to stand trial on Tuesday. (AAP: Daniel Pockett) Related Story: Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charges Cardinal George Pell is likely to face two separate trials as he fights historical sexual offence charges. The …

Cardinal George Pell trial ruling welcomed by survivors’ rights group | Australia news

A survivors’ rights group has hailed as a “turning point” an Australian magistrate’s ruling that Cardinal George Pell, one of the most senior officials in the Vatican, will stand trial on historical sexual offence charges. The decision by Belinda Wallington comes as the church in Rome continues to be dogged …

Cardinal George Pell: Vatican treasurer faces historical sexual offences trial | Australia news

Cardinal George Pell, Australia’s most senior Catholic and the controller of the Vatican’s finances in Rome, has pleaded not guilty after he was ordered to stand trial over historical sexual offence allegations. Pell has always denied the allegations against him, but it was the first time he had been required …

Who is Cardinal George Pell and what is he accused of? | Australia news

Who is Cardinal George Pell and why is he important? Pell is essentially the treasurer of the Vatican and the Holy See in Rome, a high-ranking position that puts him third in charge after the pope. Prior to his appointment to the Vatican in 2014, he held senior positions within …

Cardinal Pell to stand trial over multiple historical sex offences

Australia’s highest-ranking Catholic has been committed to stand trial over multiple historical sex offences. Cardinal George Pell has formally entered a plea of not guilty to the charges that were first laid in mid-2017. Source link

Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charge

Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charge

Updated May 01, 2018 10:31:27 Photo: Cardinal Pell arrived at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court surrounded by police officers. (AAP: Daniel Pockett) Cardinal George Pell has been committed to stand trial on a historical sexual offence charge. Magistrate Belinda Wallington is part way through her ruling on whether there is enough …

Cardinal George Pell to learn if he will stand trial over historical sexual offence charges – live | Australia news

1.12am BST01:12 If you’re new to this story, or need a refresher, I strongly recommend this excellent explainer from Melissa Davey. The piece tells us about the history of the case, its importance, the nature and seniority of Pell’s role in the Vatican, and the broader background of the royal …

Cardinal George Pell to learn if he will stand trial over historical sexual offence charges

Cardinal George Pell to learn if he will stand trial over historical sexual offence charges

Updated May 01, 2018 08:20:50 Photo: Cardinal Pell’s barrister says the cleric would plead not guilty if he was committed to stand trial. (AAP: James Ross) A Melbourne magistrate will this morning announce whether there is enough evidence to commit Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offences …

Cardinal George Pell allegations a ‘product of fantasy’ to punish him, court told

Cardinal George Pell allegations a ‘product of fantasy’ to punish him, court told

Updated April 17, 2018 16:53:42 Photo: Cardinal Pell’s lawyer told the court all of the charges should be thrown out. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Cardinal George Pell may have become the target of false sexual offence allegations to punish him for not having prevented the sexual abuse of children, his defence …