Catholic Leader Jailed for Sexual Abuse Freed by Australian High Court

The World
April 7, 2020

Cardinal George Pell, the former Vatican treasurer, was convicted in 2018 of sexually abusing two boys in Melbourne, Australia, in the 1990s. He was the highest-ranking Catholic leader to face jail time for sexual abuse. On Tuesday, Australia's highest court overturned the conviction. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks to Anne Barrett Doyle, head of








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