BACK IN AUSTRALIA, NUMBER THREE IN THE VATICAN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
AFP, July 10, 2017, Sherbrooke Times
Cardinal George Pell, number three on the Vatican, arrived Monday in Australia, where it must be heard in two weeks on suspicion of sexual assault.
Pope Francis has granted leave to the head of finance for the Holy see to enable him to ensure its defense.
The prelate 76-year-old was charged in late June for ‘ crimes of sexual assault, old “, without any precision on the facts alleged or the ages of the alleged victims. It is convened on 26 July before the court of Melbourne for a preliminary hearing.
Cardinal Pell has landed in Sydney and quickly left the airport. His spokesman said in a press release that it would not . . .