Cardinal Pell arrives in Vatican for possible meeting with Pope


October 1, 2020


Cardinal George Pell has returned to Italy’s capital after being exonerated of historic sexual abuse charges but his reasons for returning to Rome, and subsequently the Vatican, are yet to be officially announced.

Australia’s highest-ranking Catholic had been on a leave of absence from his position controlling the Vatican’s finances.

There were reports the Cardinal had arranged a meeting with Pope Francis.

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