Cardinal Pell Sexual Abuse Verdict: Will Australians Lose Their Faith?


September 3, 2019

By Jonahthan Ms Pearce

Some time back, I reported a number of times on the case of Cardinal Pell and his involvement with institutional sexual abuse in the Catholic church in Australia. It as a pretty torrid affair with Pell trying his level best to extricate himself. With the wide-ranging Royal Commission looking into the scandal, the law caught up with him.

The Guardian Australia columnist Brigid Delaney has written an interesting piece looking at the ramifications of such a finding and legal conclusion to Pell’s court case. The question is, what effect does this have on (Australian) believers, and obviously particularly, Catholics?

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