Australian media to be tried for contempt over Pell reporting
Dozens of Australian journalists and news organisations will go on trial in November for allegedly violating a gag order barring coverage of Cardinal George Pell's sex crimes case, a judge said Tuesday.
Cardinal Pell knew of clergy abuse for decades
Cardinal George Pell was aware of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Australia as far back as the 1970s and failed to seek the removal of accused priests, according to findings of a top-level inquiry released Thursday.
Pope rails against 'unjust sentences' as Cardinal Pell freed
Pope Francis decried "unjust" sentences against "innocent" people on Tuesday, hours after Australian Cardinal George Pell walked free from prison following the quashing of his conviction for child sex abuse
Cardinal Pell freed after winning appeal over child sex abuse
Cardinal George Pell was released from prison Tuesday, hours after Australia's High Court quashed his conviction for child sex abuse, bringing to an abrupt end the most high-profile paedophilia case faced by the Catholic Church.
Cardinal Pell's final appeal against child sex abuse to begin
Cardinal George Pell's last-chance appeal against his child sex abuse convictions starts in Australia's top court Wednesday, with his fate now in the hands of the country's most senior judges.
Cardinal Pell files High Court appeal against child sex conviction
Disgraced Cardinal George Pell lodged an appeal against his child sex abuse convictions in Australia's High Court on Tuesday, in a last-ditch effort to clear his name.
Father hopes for justice as Cardinal Pell waits on appeal verdict
The father of one of the victims of jailed Australian Cardinal George Pell said Monday he hoped "justice would prevail" as a court prepared to rule on an appeal against his conviction of child sex abuse crimes.
Judgement reserved in Pell appeal against child sex conviction
The fate of jailed Australian Cardinal George Pell was in the balance Thursday as judges adjourned to deliberate over an appeal against his conviction on historical child sex abuse charges.