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Australia: Top papal advisor, Cardinal Pell charged with sex offences01:24

Australia: Top papal advisor, Cardinal Pell charged with sex offences

Australia, Melbourne
June 29, 2017 at 05:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

Cardinal George Pell, Australia’s most senior Catholic and the third-ranking official in the Vatican, was charged with multiple sexual offences by Australian police, Thursday.

A statement released by the Catholic archdiocese of Sydney said that Cardinal will return to Australia, "as soon as possible, to clear his name”.

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Cardinal George Pell, Australia’s most senior Catholic and the third-ranking official in the Vatican, was charged with multiple sexual offences by Australian police, Thursday.

A statement released by the Catholic archdiocese of Sydney said that Cardinal will return to Australia, "as soon as possible, to clear his name”.

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