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Cardinal George Pell - Latest News
Nov 21, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The Holy See’s relationship with a disreputable Swiss bank triggered an internal dispute between the Secretariat of State and Vatican financial authorities.
Nov 13, 2019 - 07:15 am .- The Australian High Court announced Wednesday that Cardinal George Pell has been granted leave to appeal an August decision by the Court of Appeal in Victoria to uphold his conviction for child sexual abuse.
Nov 6, 2019 - 03:40 pm .- McCarrick made the intervention in December 2017, after objections were raised to the Vatican’s request of $25 million from the Papal Foundation, for a bankrupt Italian hospital, the Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata (IDI). 
Nov 6, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Two former employees of the cathedral school in Melbourne, Australia are expressing strong doubts about the charges that landed Cardinal George Pell— the most senior member of the hierarchy ever convicted of sexual abuse— in prison.
Nov 5, 2019 - 11:12 am .- A 50 million euro loan request to secure the purchase of a bankrupt hospital was vetoed by Cardinal George Pell and financial authorities at the Institute for Works of Religion, commonly called the Vatican Bank, before it was approved by the Holy See’s central bank, APSA.
Sep 17, 2019 - 04:32 am .- Cardinal George Pell Tuesday submitted an appeal of his conviction to the Australian High Court, following the Aug. 21 decision by the Court of Appeal in Victoria to uphold his conviction for child sexual abuse.
Aug 26, 2019 - 10:05 am .- Cardinal George Pell will appeal his conviction to the Australian High Court, following the decision last week by the Court of Appeal in Victoria to uphold his conviction for child sexual abuse.
Aug 23, 2019 - 11:15 am .- With no further civil progress likely, and Cardinal George Pell almost sure to remain in prison for the foreseeable future, attention now shifts to Rome, where a canonical process has been pending.
Aug 21, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The decision by the Court of Appeal in Victoria to reject Cardinal George Pell’s appeal of his conviction for child sex abuse Wednesday has divided opinion among court watchers, both Catholic and secular.
Aug 21, 2019 - 04:18 am .- The Vatican said Wednesday it acknowledges the decision by the Court of Appeals in Victoria to uphold the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, while recalling Pell’s insistence of his innocence throughout the judicial process.
Aug 20, 2019 - 06:31 pm .- The conviction of Cardinal George Pell has been upheld by the Court of Appeals in Victoria. A three-judge appellate panel upheld his 2018 conviction for sexual abuse of minors in a divided decision delivered Aug. 21.
Aug 12, 2019 - 11:52 am .- The incarcerated Cardinal George Pell is facing an investigation by Australian prison authorities, after images of a letter he sent to supporters were posted on social media.
Jun 25, 2019 - 12:03 am .- While Cardinal George Pell of Australia is appealing his sexual abuse conviction in court, he and his supporters are making arrangements for a “safe hideaway” for the cleric, should his conviction be overturned.
Jun 6, 2019 - 08:10 am .- The lead prosecutor arguing to sustain the conviction of Cardinal George Pell struggled Thursday in presenting the Crown’s case.
Jun 3, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- Pell's appeal is set to be heard by a three-judge panel of the state of Victoria’s Supreme Court on 5-6 June.
May 28, 2019 - 04:05 pm .- Cardinal George Pell of Sydney, who was sentenced to six years in prison in March after being convicted of five counts of sexual abuse of minors in December 2018, will not ask for a shorter sentence if his appeal fails to overturn his conviction.
Apr 15, 2019 - 11:15 am .- More than twenty journalists in Australia faced court charges Monday over breach of a court gag order in the case of Cardinal George Pell.
Mar 5, 2019 - 05:00 am .- The Vatican has announced that a canonical process against Cardinal George Pell will soon begin in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Pell was convicted last year by an Australian jury on five counts of child sexual abuse.
Mar 5, 2019 - 03:26 am .- Following news of Cardinal George Pell’s conviction of sexual abuse of minors, several bishops in Australia have have said they are committed to truth and justice, while declining to comment on Pell’s appeal until it has concluded.
Mar 4, 2019 - 10:28 pm .- Cardinal George Pell is incarcerated at the Melbourne Assessment Prison while he awaits the results of a sentencing hearing held last week. Pell was convicted last year of child sexual abuse.