- Jan 25, 2020
Disgraced Cardinal George Pell has been transferred from a Melbourne prison after a drone illegally flew overhead in a suspected attempt to photograph the famous inmate, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
On Thursday the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has tapped Jesuit Father Juan Antonio Guerrero as the new prefect for the Secretariat of the Economy – a post that has been vacant since last year when its former head, Cardinal George Pell, was charged with historical sexual abuse of a minor.
Australia’s highest court on Wednesday agreed to hear an appeal by Cardinal George Pell of his convictions for molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than two decades ago.
Australia’s highest court agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal from the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, giving Cardinal George Pell his last chance at getting his convictions overturned.
The most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children will learn this week whether Australia’s highest court will hear his appeal against convictions for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago.