Posts Tagged ‘Pell’

Cardinal Pell gets another chance

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Two Federal High Court Justices, Michelle Gordon and James Edelman, Wednesday, gave Cardinal George Pell another chance to appeal his conviction for abusing two choirboys at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne. Of the 22 applications listed on November 13 to appear before the High Court, Pell’s  is the only one to be granted. The two High Court Read more

Not just George Pell is on trial

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Here is the lead role in the tragedy – Cardinal George Pell – having to endure the humiliation of facing charges for alleged sexual abuse. The October 6th “mention” at the Melbourne Magistrates Court did not specify charges but reported that there would be up to 50 witnesses testifying in court proceedings. The “mention” occurs Read more

Cardinal George Pell charged: what a mess

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

In December, the Australian Royal Commission into child sex abuse in institutions will make its final report. But already enough has been revealed in interim reports to suggest that it will make very challenging reading for Catholics not just in Australia but worldwide. And a recently published book has focused on victims, responses by Church Read more