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#George Pell

# george-pell - Friday 4 June, 2021

Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order

Jun 4th 2021, 6:56 AM 10,700 Views 1 Comment

The news outlets were found guilty of 21 counts of contempt of court for ignoring the gag order.

# george-pell - Monday 12 October, 2020

Pope Francis meets with Cardinal George Pell following sex abuse trial
# Vatican
# Vatican

Pope Francis meets with Cardinal George Pell following sex abuse trial

Oct 12th 2020, 9:22 PM 28,551 Views 35 Comments

George Pell was convicted but ultimately absolved by Australia’s High Court of sex abuse allegations.

# george-pell - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Pope tweets of 'unjust sentence' as Cardinal George Pell has child sex abuse conviction quashed
# Australia
# Australia

Pope tweets of 'unjust sentence' as Cardinal George Pell has child sex abuse conviction quashed

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 2:45 PM 66,287 Views 95 Comments

Cardinal George Pell was released from prison today.

# george-pell - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Sep 17th 2019, 7:28 AM 8,074 Views 0 Comments

Pell is currently serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s.

# george-pell - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
# Australia
# Australia

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 7:16 AM 10,592 Views 38 Comments

He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.

# george-pell - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction

Jun 5th 2019, 7:01 AM 8,034 Views 0 Comments

Pell is most senior Catholic ever jailed for child sex abuse.

# george-pell - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys
# Church
# Church

Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys

Feb 26th 2019, 7:08 AM 11,095 Views 0 Comments

He has now become the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes.

# george-pell - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Pope Francis removes two scandal-hit cardinals from his inner circle
# Tainted
# Tainted

Pope Francis removes two scandal-hit cardinals from his inner circle

Dec 12th 2018, 1:41 PM 14,330 Views 0 Comments

George Pell and Francisco Javier Errazuriz were both removed from the C9 Council of Cardinals.

# george-pell - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges
# George Pell
# George Pell

Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

May 1st 2018, 7:08 AM 16,059 Views 0 Comments

Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations.

# george-pell - Friday 6 October, 2017

50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal
# Cardinal Pell
# Cardinal Pell

50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal

Oct 6th 2017, 7:10 AM 10,822 Views 0 Comments

Pell is the most senior Catholic cleric to be charged with criminal offences related to the sexual abuse of children.

# george-pell - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Jul 26th 2017, 7:19 AM 8,925 Views 0 Comments

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

# george-pell - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I am looking forward finally to having my day in court': Australian cardinal charged with sex abuse
# Investigation
# Investigation

'I am looking forward finally to having my day in court': Australian cardinal charged with sex abuse

Jun 29th 2017, 9:02 AM 23,458 Views 0 Comments

Pell is the Vatican’s finance chief.

# george-pell - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Inquiry hears of gun-toting paedophile priest who made children kneel between his legs
# Abuse
# Abuse

Inquiry hears of gun-toting paedophile priest who made children kneel between his legs

Mar 2nd 2016, 9:57 AM 22,720 Views 172 Comments

An Australian inquiry is in its third day.

# george-pell - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Vatican's finance chief denies trying to bribe sexual abuse victim
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

The Vatican's finance chief denies trying to bribe sexual abuse victim

May 21st 2015, 6:14 PM 9,340 Views 37 Comments

The claim was made by a man who was abused from the age of 11.

# george-pell - Friday 22 August, 2014

Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:55 AM 11,987 Views 46 Comments

Survivors have said that he is making excuses for “inexcusable behaviour”.

# george-pell - Monday 24 February, 2014

The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry

Feb 24th 2014, 2:45 PM 6,061 Views 37 Comments

Pope Francis has set it up in the wake of the scandals at the Vatican Bank.

# george-pell - Monday 27 May, 2013

Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up

May 27th 2013, 12:23 PM 6,281 Views 82 Comments

A fear of scandal and a greater concern for reputation led to the systemic cover-up, George Pell admitted.

# george-pell - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Australia abuse inquiry: Church should not be scapegoated, says Church
# Australia
# Australia

Australia abuse inquiry: Church should not be scapegoated, says Church

Nov 13th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,934 Views 36 Comments

Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric has welcomed a probe into paedophilia in the church as a way of separating “fact from fiction”.