Pell continues to fight sex charges

9 News

May 2, 2018

Cardinal George Pell has taken the next step in fighting historical sexual offence charges after being committed to stand trial.

The 76-year-old on Wednesday faced Victoria’s County Court where he will stand trial on multiple charges, the details of which cannot be revealed for legal reasons.

During a brief hearing, Judge Sue Pullen adjourned the matter to May 16 for a further mention.

Pell flew back into Sydney on Wednesday afternoon and was quizzed about whether he’d give evidence.

“Of course,” he told the Seven Network at Sydney Airport.

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