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Australian cardinal of the Catholic Church

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George Pell: Australian cardinal of the Catholic Church
George Pell is an Australian cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as the inaugural prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy between 2014 and 2019, and was a member of the Council of Cardinal Advisers between 2013 and 2018. Ordained a priest in 1966 and bishop in 1987, he was made a cardinal in 2003. Pell served as the eighth Archbishop of Sydney (2001–2014), the seventh Archbishop of Melbourne (1996–2001) and an auxiliary bishop of Melbourne (1987–1996). He has also been an author, columnist and public speaker. Since 1996, Pell has maintained a high public profile on a wide range of issues, while retaining an adherence to Catholic orthodoxy.

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Inquiry found Pell should have reported abuse [Video]

Inquiry found Pell should have reported abuse

An Australian inquiry into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church and other institutions found former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was aware of child sex abuse and failed to take steps to get..

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Pell talks God's judgment, week after acquittal [Video]

Pell talks God's judgment, week after acquittal

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has made his first formal televised interview since his sexual assault conviction was overturned in court and his subsequent release from prison.

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Cardinal George Pell asks media for social distancing [Video]

Cardinal George Pell asks media for social distancing

Australian Cardinal George Pell, who was cleared of child sex crimes, asks the media for social distance during a visit to a petrol station in the town of Glenrowan in Australia.

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Pope Francis Gives Talks About 'Unjust Sentences' As Cardinal George Pell Is Acquitted [Video]

Pope Francis Gives Talks About 'Unjust Sentences' As Cardinal George Pell Is Acquitted

Australia's highest court acquitted Cardinal George Pell of sexually abusing two choir boys. After the acquittal, Pope Francis dedicated his mass to those suffering from unjust sentences. According to..

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Freed George Pell asks press to keep 'social distance' [Video]

Freed George Pell asks press to keep 'social distance'

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was seen at an Australian gas station, just a day after his court acquittal and release from prison on sexual abuse allegations.

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'He's disappointed' says lawyer of Pell's accuser [Video]

'He's disappointed' says lawyer of Pell's accuser

The lawyer of the man who accused former Vatican treasurer George Pell of sexually assaulting him and another teenage boy in the 1990s, said on Wednesday that her client was disappointed by Pell's..

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After Cardinal Pell acquitted, pope decries "unjust sentences" [Video]

After Cardinal Pell acquitted, pope decries "unjust sentences"

The Vatican says it welcomes the acquittal of Cardinal Pell by an Australian court on child abuse charges, saying he "waited for the truth to be ascertained. Earlier Pope Francis used his morning mass..

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Cardinal George Pell released from Australian prison after abuse convictions quashed [Video]

Cardinal George Pell released from Australian prison after abuse convictions quashed

Cardinal George Pell has been released from an Australian prison after his convictions for abusing two choirboys were quashed. The country's high court found a lower court had errer on the matter of..

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Cardinal George Pell to find out if bid for freedom successful [Video]

Cardinal George Pell to find out if bid for freedom successful

The highest-ranking Catholic church figure to be convicted of child sex abuse is in prison in Australia for abusing two choir boys.

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After Cardinal Pell acquitted, pope decries "unjust sentences"

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Cardinal Pell walks free after Australian court acquittal

Australia's highest court on Tuesday acquitted former Vatican treasurer George Pell of sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s, allowing the 78-year-old cardinal to walk free from jail.
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Australian court hears final appeal by ex-Vatican treasurer Pell

Australia's highest court began hearing the final bid on Wednesday by former Vatican treasurer George Pell to overturn his conviction for sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s when he..
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Convicted Australian cardinal moved to new prison after drone incident: media

Jailed Australian Cardinal George Pell, convicted over child sex offences, was moved to another prison last week after a drone flew over the facility where he was being held, local media reported.
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Pope names new economic chief to succeed disgraced cardinal

Pope Francis on Thursday named the Vatican's new economy minister to succeed Cardinal George Pell, who is appealing a conviction in his native Australia for sexually assaulting two teenaged choir boys.
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Australia's high court to hear Cardinal George Pell's appeal

Australia's highest court agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal from the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, giving Cardinal George Pell a last chance at getting his..
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Australian court to rule on Wednesday on appeal by Vatican's former treasurer

Australia's High Court will rule on Wednesday whether to allow a final bid by Vatican former treasurer George Pell to overturn his convictions for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the late..
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Vatican acknowledges Pell abuse decision, says he has right to appeal

The Vatican on Wednesday acknowledged the Australian court decision to uphold Cardinal George Pell's conviction on sexual abuse but said he has a right to another appeal.
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Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell?

An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21.
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Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s.
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