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Australian archbishop, convicted of abuse cover-up, is consulting with lawyers

Australian archbishop, convicted of abuse cover-up, is consulting with lawyers

Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide, who faces a maximum penalty of two years in jail for failing to inform police about child sexual abuse allegations, said he is disappointed at the court’s verdict.

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Cardinal Pell ordered to stand trial on abuse charges

Cardinal Pell ordered to stand trial on abuse charges

After a monthlong pre-trial hearing, an Australian judge ordered Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on multiple charges of sexual abuse of minors, charges the cardinal consistently has denied.

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Cardinal Pell, professing innocence, will face charges in Australia

Cardinal Pell, professing innocence, will face charges in Australia

| Cindy Wooden | June 29, 2017 | 11 Comments

Proclaiming his innocence after being charged with sexual abuse, Australian Cardinal George Pell said, “I’m looking forward finally to having my day in court.”

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