Pell won’t appeal child abuse sentence if conviction stands

Disgraced Cardinal George Pell won’t seek a reduced sentence if the Court of Appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbourne choirboys in the 1990s.

Pell has been behind bars since February and is due to return to court next week to fight his conviction.

But he won’t be adding an appeal against the six-year prison sentence handed down by County Court Chief Judge Peter Kidd in March. Read more

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