‘He is making a mockery of it’

Vocal Republic
May 31, 2015

CARDINAL George Pell has been condemned over his remedy of abuse victims by the person hand-picked by the Pope to guard youngsters within the Catholic Church.

In a unprecedented assault aired on Channel 9’s 60 Minutes, Peter Saunders stated the cardinal had acted with “callousness” and “cold-heartedness”.

Pope Francis’s specifically appointed commissioner for the safety of youngsters added:“I feel it’s essential that he’s moved apart — that he’s despatched again to Australia and that the Pope takes the strongest motion towards him.”

Up to now fortnight, the Royal Fee into institutional responses to youngster sexual abuse heard damning proof in Ballarat towards Father Gerald Ridsdale, Australia’s worst paedophile priest. Witnesses accused Pell of ignoring warnings about Ridsdale, and one claims Pell tried to silence him with a bribe, an allegation he has beforehand denied.


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