Pell should have acted on priest: counsel

The Australian

Australian Associated Press October 31, 2016

Cardinal George Pell failed to take direct action against a Melbourne pedophile priest, missing the chance to deal with risks he posed, the royal commission has been told.

Cardinal Pell and other senior Melbourne archdiocesan clergy also failed to exercise proper care for children when dealing with Doveton parish priest Peter Searson, counsel assisting the inquiry said in a submission.

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