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“Cardinal Philippe Barbarin to stand trial in sex scandal cover-up case” & related articles

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La Croix International April 5, 2018 La Croix International staff France A French cardinal and a high-ranking Vatican official are to stand trial for allegedly covering up a child sex abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of Lyon. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, … Continue reading

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“Pell lawyer asks magistrate to step down, she tells him to stop shouting” & related articles

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The Age 28 March 2018 — 12:35pm By Melissa Cunningham Cardinal George Pell’s lawyer has made an extraordinary request for the magistrate overseeing the hearing into allegations of historical sexual assault against the cardinal to disqualify herself from the matter, … Continue reading

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“George Pell: Father of alleged victim speaks in first open court session” & related articles

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The New Daily 14 March 2018 Lucie Morris-Marr Cardinal George Pell faced a dramatic first open session on Wednesday. Photo: AAP The father of a man allegedly abused by Cardinal George Pell has spoken of his son’s fatal descent into … Continue reading

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“50 witnesses to be called in Cardinal George Pell hearing” & related articles

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The Australian                                                 The Weekend The Australian 12:00AM October 7, 2017   Tessa Akerman Reporter Melbourne @TessaAkerman John Ferguson Victorian Editor Melbourne @fergusonjw At least 50 witnesses are set to be called for a landmark committal hearing for historic sexual … Continue reading

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Secrecy and security envelop George Pell’s magistrates court show

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The appearance of the cardinal in a Melbourne court on sexual abuse charges attracted the biggest crowd anyone can remember, but it was still wrapped in mystery, writes David Marr The Guardian Wednesday 26 July 2017 07.36 BST Last modified on … Continue reading

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Cardinal George Pell faces court over historical sex offences

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The Herald Sun (Australia) July 26, 2017 3:51am Shannon Deery and Cassie Zervos, Andrea Hamblin, Herald Sun CARDINAL George Pell has pledged to fight every charge in a sex crimes case that could run into 2019. Amid scenes of chaos, … Continue reading

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Cardinal George Pell’s legal bills won’t be paid by Sydney Archdiocese, Archbishop says

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ABC News   Australia Updated 29 Jun 2017, 8:53pm By Clare Blumer, staff The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney says it will not pay its former archbishop Cardinal George Pell’s legal costs as he returns to Australia to face charges relating to … Continue reading

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“Cardinal Pell back in Australia to face abuse charges” & related article

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 News 24 2017-07-10 11:58 Australian cardinal George Pell. (Riccardo De Luca, AP) Sydney – Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in Australia on Monday ahead of a court appearance later this month over historical sex abuse charges.The 76-year-old, … Continue reading

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“Senior Vatican official Cardinal George Pell facing multiple sex assault charges in Australia” & related articles & VIDEO

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The Telegraph   UK 29 June 2017 • 4:59am Jonathan Pearlman, Sydney Cardinal George Pell has been charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia Credit: Reuters Cardinal George Pell, one of the most powerful figures in the Vatican and Australia’s most senior Catholic, … Continue reading

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The Cardinal has been charged

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He’s been charged: …….. Cardinal George Pell charged with multiple sexual offences Third-ranking official in the Vatican charged by Victoria police in move that will send shockwaves around the Catholic church The Guardian 28 June 2017 Melissa Davey @MelissaLDavey Thursday … Continue reading

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