Cardinal George Pell Claims He Was Framed on Child Sex Charges by Senior Figures in the Catholic Church Because He Was Trying to Clean up the Vatican's Finances
By Lauren Ferri
December 16, 2020
- Cardinal George Pell claims he was framed on child sex charges by church figure
- He told an Italian media channel those who investigated finances were 'attacked'
- Pell was acquitted of child sexual abuse in Australia in April after months of trial
- He spent more than a year in prison before his conviction was overturned in April
Cardinal George Pell has claimed he was framed on child sex charges by senior figures in the Catholic Church due to his work on Vatican financial reform.
In an interview with Italian media channel RAI 1, Cardinal Pell, 79, alleged everyone who investigated the church's finances had been 'publicly attacked'.