Al Jazeera English: Cardinal George Pell denies child sexual abuse charges. He is the highest-ranking Vatican official to ever be charged in the church’s long-running sexual abuse scandal. Victoria state Police Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton said Pell is required to appear at a Melbourne Magistrates Court on JulyContinue Reading

Pell case shows poor judgment, will stain Pope Francis legacy, victims say. The charging of a top Vatican official, Cardinal George Pell, with sex-abuse crimes this week will permanently stain the legacy of Pope Francis, exposing poor judgment in his appointment, victims of sexual abuse said. Francis’ appointment ofContinue Reading