Cardinal Pell welcomes court's dismissal of abuse conviction
Tuesday, 7 April 2020 Cardinal George Pell welcomed Australia’s highest court clearing him of child sex crimes Tuesday and said his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church’s handling of the clergy abuse crisis.
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 to speak up for those suffering "unjust sentences". Adam Reed reports.
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..
CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The High Court of Australia will hand down its decision in the case of Cardinal George Pell next week. The justices are... CNA Also reported by •Catholic Culture