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Cardinal George Pell - Latest News
Apr 8, 2020 - 03:02 pm .- St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne was vandalized overnight Wednesday, hours after Cardinal George Pell was acquitted by Australia's High Court of a sexual abuse conviction and released from prison.
Apr 7, 2020 - 08:54 am .- In an exclusive interview with CNA on the day of his release from prison,  Cardinal George Pell spoke about his time in his prison, his release, and Holy Week.
Apr 7, 2020 - 05:15 am .- The Vatican has welcomed the Australian High Court’s decision to quash Cardinal George Pell’s sexual abuse conviction.
Apr 7, 2020 - 04:24 am .- Pope Francis prayed at Mass Tuesday for all those who have been persecuted by an unjust sentence, offering the prayer hours after Australia’s High Court overturned a child sex abuse conviction against Cardinal George Pell, releasing him from prison.
Apr 7, 2020 - 03:00 am .- Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney has welcomed the acquittal of Cardinal George Pell by Australia’s High Court.
Apr 6, 2020 - 10:20 pm .- While Pell’s criminal trials in Australia are now at an end, the same accusations must now be addressed by the Church’s own legal process.
Apr 6, 2020 - 07:12 pm .- After his conviction for child sexual abuse was overturned Tuesday by Australia’s High Court, Cardinal George Pell has released a statement expressing gratitude to his family, friends, and legal team, and noting that he does not bear resentment toward his accuser.
Apr 6, 2020 - 06:25 pm .- After an ordeal that began nearly four years ago, and more than 13 months of imprisonment, Cardinal George Pell is expected to be released from prison imminently, after his conviction for five alleged counts of sexual abuse was overturned Tuesday by Australia’s High Court.
Apr 2, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The Australian High Court announced Thursday that a decision would be issued in the case Pell v. The Crown on April 7 at 10 am.
Mar 17, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Cardinal George Pell remains in prison, while the seven justices of the Australian High Court consider his petition for special leave to appeal. There are four options open to the court.
Mar 12, 2020 - 12:05 am .- Cardinal George Pell remains in prison while the seven justices of the Australian High Court consider his petition for special leave to appeal after a two day hearing in Canberra.
Mar 10, 2020 - 11:30 pm .- The legal team for Cardinal George Pell laid out their case for appeal before Australia’s High Court Wednesday.
Mar 10, 2020 - 04:05 pm .- Australia’s High Court will hear this week arguments in the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse.
Feb 20, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, president of the Australian bishops’ conference, is in Rome for high-level discussions ahead of the Church in Australia’s first plenary council since Vatican II, set to begin in October.
Feb 15, 2020 - 05:12 pm .- Australia’s High Court has set a date for the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse.
Jan 13, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Cardinal George Pell has reportedly been transferred out of the Melbourne prison in which he has been incarcerated for more than a year after a drone illegally flew over the prison grounds.
Dec 26, 2019 - 08:00 am .- A group of local Catholics gathered outside Melbourne prison on Christmas Eve to sing carols for Cardinal George Pell.
Dec 13, 2019 - 04:00 am .- Senior police officials in the Australian state of Victoria discussed by email the way that their 2014 investigation into Cardinal George Pell could deflect public scrutiny from an emerging corruption scandal in the force.
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.