Evidence from George Pell’s surviving sexual assault victim was so moving it relieved any doubt the jury had about his reliability or credibility, prosecutors say.
Cardinal and sex offender George Pell’s bid for freedom will continue today, as prosecutors defend a jury’s decision to convict him for sexually abusing two teenage choirboys in Melbourne in the 1990s.
George Pell is arguing his child sex abuse convictions should be overturned or he should receive a retrial, because of a “fundamental irregularity” that prevented him entering a not guilty plea in front of his jury.
UPDATED | Cardinal George Pell has been taken into custody and will spend his first night in a jail cell for sexually abusing two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral.
As Cardinal George Pell ascended the senior ranks of the Catholic Church, he kept secret a dark history of sexually molesting young boys.
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