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# George Pell

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# Contempt of Court
Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order
The news outlets were found guilty of 21 counts of contempt of court for ignoring the gag order.
# Vatican
Pope Francis meets with Cardinal George Pell following sex abuse trial
George Pell was convicted but ultimately absolved by Australia’s High Court of sex abuse allegations.
# Australia
Pope tweets of 'unjust sentence' as Cardinal George Pell has child sex abuse conviction quashed
Cardinal George Pell was released from prison today.
# Catholic Church
Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
Pell is currently serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s.
# Australia
Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.
# Melbourne
Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction
Pell is most senior Catholic ever jailed for child sex abuse.
# Church
Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys
He has now become the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes.
# tainted
Pope Francis removes two scandal-hit cardinals from his inner circle
George Pell and Francisco Javier Errazuriz were both removed from the C9 Council of Cardinals.
# George Pell
Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges
Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations.
# cardinal pell
50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal
Pell is the most senior Catholic cleric to be charged with criminal offences related to the sexual abuse of children.
# Melbourne
'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court
Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.
# Investigation
'I am looking forward finally to having my day in court': Australian cardinal charged with sex abuse
Pell is the Vatican’s finance chief.
# Abuse
Inquiry hears of gun-toting paedophile priest who made children kneel between his legs
An Australian inquiry is in its third day.
# Catholic Church
The Vatican's finance chief denies trying to bribe sexual abuse victim
The claim was made by a man who was abused from the age of 11.
# Child Abuse
Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests
Survivors have said that he is making excuses for “inexcusable behaviour”.
# Money Money Money
The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry
Pope Francis has set it up in the wake of the scandals at the Vatican Bank.
# Catholic Church
Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up
A fear of scandal and a greater concern for reputation led to the systemic cover-up, George Pell admitted.
# Australia
Australia abuse inquiry: Church should not be scapegoated, says Church
Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric has welcomed a probe into paedophilia in the church as a way of separating “fact from fiction”.