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Australia: Court Hears Harrowing Accounts of Child Abuse in Diocese Linked to Vatican Cardinal George Pell

A father woke up his young daughter on two occasions to see the priest, Gerald Ridsdale, who then sexually assaulted her.

Cardinal Pell, on trial this week, doesn’t know details of his charges: activist

The Catholic League's Bill Donohue pointed out that Cardinal George Pell does not yet know what charges he faces in Australia.

The Secular Media's Double Standard on 'Zero Tolerance' of Abuse

In the United States it would be unheard of for someone to be summoned to court to face a judge without knowing what the charges are and who the accusers are. But not in Australia. Cardinal George Pell was summoned to travel from Rome to Melbourne to appear in court today. Show More Summary

Pope Francis' Australian Advisor Appears In Court To Face Historical Sex Charges

Cardinal George Pell is on a leave of absence from the Vatican, where he serves as Treasurer for the pontiff.

A First: Cardinal Pell Appears in Australian Court on Sexual Charges

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A lawyer for Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, said the prelate would plead not guilty to all charges. The hearing lasted six minutes.

Cardinal George Pell Appears In Court Over Historical Sex Offense Charges

Pell appeared in Australian court on Wednesday for a brief preliminary hearing to set the pace of upcoming proceedings.

Cardinal Pell faces Australian court on sex charges

The third most senior Vatican official George Pell attends the first court hearing on historical sex abuse charges.

Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell to face Australia court on historical sex charges

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell arrived at a court in his native Australia on Wednesday for his first appearance to face historical sex charges as the most senior Roman Catholic official to face such accusations.

Pope's treasurer faces sex abuse charges in Australia, a grim reminder for his home town

BALLARAT, Australia (Reuters) - One of the pope's top advisers, Cardinal George Pell, makes his first court appearance in Australia this week on charges of historic sex crimes, a bitter reminder for his home town reeling from more than a dozen abuse cases.

Cardinal Pell Faces “A Witch Trial”

Catholic author and John Paul II biographer George Weigel cites an Australian diplomat and Australian legal experts and journalists who are appalled by the media campaign to bring down Pell.

How the Catholic Church’s hierarchy makes it difficult to punish sexual abusers

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By Mathew Schmalz, Associate Professor of Religion, College of the Holy Cross. Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, returned to his native Australia July 10 to face criminal charges related to sexual assault. While the specific allegations and names of the accusers have not been...

Cardinal George Pell, Vatican official, returns To Australia to face sexual assault charges

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Cardinal George Pell, one of the senior-most Vatican officials to be charged with sexual abuse, returned to his native country Australia on Monday, ahead of his first court appearance in Melbourne on July 26, according to several reports. Pell was accused of several sexual assault charges over...

Prominent Cardinal Returns To Australia To Face Sex Abuse Charges

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Cardinal George Pell, a high-ranking figure at the Vatican, is taking a leave of absence to return to his home country for a trial over allegations of "historical sex abuse."

Pope's top financial adviser returns to Australia to face sex assault charges

Cardinal George Pell is due to appear in a court in the Victoria state capital Melbourne on July 26, while Pell has vowed to fight the allegations

Cardianl Pell back in Australia to face abuse charges

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in Australia on Monday ahead of a court appearance later this month over historical sex abuse charges. The 76-year-old touched down in Sydney and was met by security before being whisked away in a waiting car, Channel Nine vision showed. Show More Summary

How The Italian Media Have Handled Accused Sex Offender Cardinal George Pell

Cardinal George Pell is the most senior Catholic cleric to face charges of historical sexual assault claims, and the Italian media is providing close coverage of the 76-year-old cleric and details of his latest setback. Earlier thisShow More Summary

Australian supporters set up fund for cardinal after sex charges: report

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell's Australian supporters have set up a fund to help pay his legal fees after he was charged with historical sexual offences, a report said Sunday. The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney said last...Show More Summary

Church Fear Of Scandal Hurts Abuse Victims In New York And Elsewhere

This week, Cardinal George Pell, a high-ranking Vatican official, was summoned to his native Australia to face criminal charges

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