Vatican could try Pell under church law

The Vatican says it will let George Pell exhaust all legal avenues of appeal against his sexual abuse convictions in Australia before taking up his case in its own canon law investigation. The response came hours after Pell’s appeal against his conviction on child sex charges was rejected. Pell was convicted in December of five […]

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Pell could take fight to High Court

By Tim Rose03:04 The Archbishop of Brisbane Mark Coleridge, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, says the organisation accepts the ruling. “The Catholic Bishops of Australia believe all Australians must be equal under the law and accept today’s judgement accordingly,” Archbishop Coleridge said. “Cardinal Pell’s legal team has said it will examine the judgement […]

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