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“George Pell media contempt case could have ‘chilling effect’ on open justice, court hears” & related articles

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ABC News 16 April 2019    Updated Mon at 12:59am By court reporter Emma Younger Photo: Headlines published about the outcome of George Pell’s first trial which did not name him. (ABC News) Related Story: Ray Hadley, Deborah Knight among 36 … Continue reading

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“Cardinal George Pell sentenced to six years jail” & related articles

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news.com.au Live Updates March 13, 201911:38am Charis Chang and Rohan Smith   news.com.au George Pell: Six years behind bars 11.20am Silence in courtroom as sentence read out In contrast to the cheers heard outside, news.com.au reporter Rohan Smith said there was … Continue reading

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So very  unique to each victim

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The following is an extract from Louise Milligan’s Cardinal:  The Rise and Fall of George Pell: 28 February 2019:  The Kid and The Choirboy – the harrowing story of George Pell’s victims So terribly sad.  So heart breakingly familiar, yet … Continue reading

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“Fr Frank Brennan SJ: The Pell Verdict” & related articles

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Catholic Weekly February 26, 2019 By Fr Frank Brennan Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Melbourne Magistrates Court on 1 May 2018. PHOTO: CNS/James Ross, via Reuters The suppression order in relation to Cardinal George Pell has been lifted. In … Continue reading

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George Pell’s lawyer says child abuse was ‘plain vanilla’ sex as cardinal heads to jail

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Cardinal Pell is remanded in custody following his conviction for child sexual assault, which judge calls ‘callous, brazen offending’ Melissa Davey in Melbourne @MelissaLDavey Wed 27 Feb 2019 03.11 GMT First published on Wed 27 Feb 2019 01.37 GMT Cardinal George Pell … Continue reading

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“George Pell remanded in custody after bail revoked at court hearing for child sex offences” & related article

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Cardinal George Pell has had his bail revoked in the County Court in Melbourne, meaning tonight he will spend his first night behind bars. ABC    (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) 27 February 2019 [Click here to access original article with accompanying video … Continue reading

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Inside George Pell’s trial: The victim’s words, the lawyers’ arguments

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The Age    Australia February 26, 2019 — 7.31pm By Adam Cooper It was sexual offending by the most senior Catholic in Victoria, in the most sacred place, after Sunday mass. As two choirboys poked around in a room inside St … Continue reading

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“‘Shame, loneliness, depression’: George Pell’s victim releases statement” & related article

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Man who gave evidence at trial asks for privacy: ‘I want to protect my young family’ The Guardian     Australia Tue 26 Feb 2019 03.22 GMT Last modified on Tue 26 Feb 2019 03.35 GMT Media outside the county court in Melbourne, where … Continue reading

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“George Pell guilty of sexually abusing choirboys” & related article

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Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric, Cardinal George Pell, has been convicted of sexually abusing two choirboys while he was archbishop of Melbourne. The abuse occurred at Melbourne’s St Patrick’s Cathedral in 1996. Pell pleaded not guilty, and his lawyer has … Continue reading

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George Pell: Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences in Australia” & related article

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BBC News 25 February 2019 Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty of sexual offences in Australia, making him the highest-ranking Catholic figure to receive such a conviction. Pell abused two choir boys in the rooms of a Melbourne cathedral … Continue reading

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