Posts Tagged ‘Victoria police’

Context to the latest George Pell case

Monday, July 25th, 2022

The civil proceedings against Cardinal George Pell are for the same allegations of which he was acquitted by the High Court; “They’re going to hunt him down until he dies.” That was the response of someone close to me upon reading the news that Cardinal George Pell is now the subject of civil proceedings in Read more

Anatomy of a travesty: A case that should never have happened

Monday, September 6th, 2021

By special arrangement and courtesy of Fr Frank Brennan SJ, professor of law, and Sydney’s Catholic Weekly: The Anatomy of a Travesty. It’s time to declare that George Pell is innocent of the preposterous charges he faced in the County Court of Victoria and to move on for the good of everyone, including bona fide Read more

Police refer Pell leaks to anti-corruption commission

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Victorian police have referred the alleged leaks of an investigation into Cardinal George Pell to the state’s anti-corruption commission. The investigation concerned allegations of child sexual abuse made against Cardinal Pell, which the cardinal has strongly denied. Cardinal Pell called for an inquiry into the leaks and wrote to Victoria’s police minister requesting this. Victoria Read more

Pell strongly denies sex abuse allegations

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Cardinal George Pell has strongly denied allegations he sexually abused between five and ten minors between 1978 and 2001. News Corp Australia claimed detectives from Victoria’s taskforce Sano have compiled a dossier containing allegations that Cardinal Pell committed “multiple offences” when he was a priest in Ballarat, and also when he was Archbishop of Melbourne. It Read more