George Pell

Australian court to rule next week on Cardinal Pell's appeal in child sex abuse case

Cardinal George Pell could walk free if the judges acquit him of the five convictions for molesting two choirboys in a cathedral in Melbourne more than two decades ago.

published on : 15th August 2019

Australian Cardinal George Pell faces new legal battle over failure to report child abuse by priests

Pell, who was the episcopal vicar for education in the regional hub of Ballarat at the time, is accused of allowing Dowan to be moved from school to school despite having knowledge of his crimes.

published on : 8th June 2019

Sentencing of Australian cardinal for child sex crimes to be broadcast live

George Pell, the most senior Catholic clergyman ever found guilty of child sex abuse, faces a maximum 50 years in prison for assaulting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral in 1996-97.

published on : 12th March 2019

Top Vatican cleric Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex crimes 

He was found guilty in a retrial last December, with the verdict sending shockwaves through the Vatican and around the world.

published on : 26th February 2019