Cardinal charged with sex offenses jeered at Australia court - New Delhi Times

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic official to face sex offense charges, was jeered by protesters as he made a court appearance in his native Australia on Friday in a case that has rocked the Vatican and placed scrutiny on the pope's stance ...

High-ranking Vatican official faces trial for historical sexual offence - TheCable

Sex allegations are often made against Vatican officials but this would be the first time a high ranking official would be involved. According to a magistrate court, George Pell, the Vatican treasurer, has been asked to appear before a court in ...

World Briefs: 50 witnesses lined up for cardinal's hearing - The Straits Times

MELBOURNE • Around 50 witnesses could be called to a hearing in March to determine if there is enough evidence for Vatican finance chief, Cardinal George Pell, to stand trial on sex abuse charges, a court heard yesterday. The 76-year-old, a top adviser ...

Vatican Treasurer to Appear in Australian Court in March - China Christian Daily

Next year, one of Vatican's top officials will be facing the court for "historical sexual offenses" according to the announcement of a magistrate from the Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Friday. Vatican treasurer and one of Pope Francis' top adviser ...

As many as 50 witnesses to appear at four-week court hearing for Cardinal Pell - Yahoo7 News

VIDEO Cardinal Pell faced chaotic scenes and a huge police presence as he fronted court in Melbourne. Source: 7 News. CLOSE. Up to 50 witnesses likely to be called during Pell committal hearing. VIDEO Cardinal Pell faced chaotic scenes and a huge ...

Pope Francis' top adviser to face sex charges - The News

Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell, would face a court hearing in Australia in 2018, a Magistrate said on Friday. Pell is to answer what the police described as “historical sexual offences''; he is the most Senior Roman Catholic Official to face ...

50 witnesses to be called in Cardinal George Pell hearing - The Australian

At least 50 witnesses are set to be called for a landmark committal hearing for historic sexual offence charges for Australia's most senior Catholic next March. Cardinal George Pell faced Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday, with his legal team ...

George Pell trial: Cardinal's legal fight inches another step down a very long road - The New Daily

I never forget how exasperated I felt as a young girl, watching the desolate scene in the historical 1939 American film epic Gone With The Wind, when a starving Scarlett O'Hara is scrambling in the dirt for a mouldy vegetable. “Oh Lucie,” my late ...

Cardinal George Pell to face 50 witnesses at hearing on sex assault charges - The Times

One of the Vatican's most senior clerics, Cardinal George Pell, will face a committal hearing in March to determine whether he should face a full trial, a court heard yesterday. Up to 50 witnesses are expected to give evidence. Cardinal Pell made his ...

Cardinal Pell appears at Melbourne Magistrates' Court - The Tablet

Cardinal George Pell will face a four-week committal hearing next March as he fights historical sexual offence allegations. He appeared at Melbourne Magistrates' Court today [Friday] after being charged by detectives from Victoria Police in June. The ...

Court to decide on Cardinal Pell trial - Premier

A hearing will be held in Australia next spring to establish whether there is enough evidence for Cardinal George Pell to stand trial over sex abuse charges. A court in the state of Victoria heard on Friday that a date had been set for 5th March 2017 ...

Cardinal George Pell arrives at Melbourne court for sex abuse case - Deutsche Welle

Lawyers will call about 50 witnesses, including former choirboys, at the historical sex abuse case against George Pell. The Vatican finance chief denies all the charges. George Pell. Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell was jeered by protesters as he ...

Pell to make case for abuse charges as 'impossible' at March hearing - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

In this June 29, 2017 file photo, Cardinal George Pell meets the media, at the Vatican. Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic official to face sex offense charges, was jeered by protesters as he made a court appearance on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 ...

Cardinal George Pell jeered at court as he faces sex charges - Evening Standard

The most senior Catholic official to face sex offence charges was jeered by protesters today he made a court appearance in his native Australia. Cardinal George Pell, 76, is the country's highest-ranking Catholic and Pope Francis' top financial adviser.

Sex abuse scandal: Vatican Treasurer Cardinal Pell in court - euronews

Cardinal Pell has appeared in court in Melbourne for the first, administrative, stage of legal proceedings in connection with allegations of historic sexual abuse made against him. A magistrate said that Pell would return to court on 5 March 2018 for a ...

Cardinal Pell to face March hearing on sex assault charges - BBC News

Cardinal George Pell will return to an Australian court in March to defend himself against sexual assault charges. The Vatican treasurer, 76 is accused of historical assaults involving "multiple complainants" in the state of Victoria. He has strongly ...

Pell claims 'impossible': QC - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Robert Richter QC and George Pell are escorted by police as they arrive at the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday for the Cardinal's second hearing since being charged with historical sex offences. STEFAN POSTLES. Use this content. by Shannon Deery ...

Paedophilia-accused Vatican Cardinal to face witnesses in March - Daijiworld.com

Vatican City, Oct 6 (IANS): Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's financial chief who has been accused with paedophilia, will face an Australian court in March 2018 on charges of historic sexual assault, judicial sources said on Friday. One of the most ...

Pell allegation 'impossible', says lawyer - NEWS.com.au

Cardinal George Pell will face a committal hearing in March to determine if he stands trial over historical sex abuse allegations. Megan Neil, Jacqueline Le and Melissa Iaria. Australian Associated PressOctober 6, 20172:07pm. It is impossible that ...

Cardinal George Pell: Heckled by protesters outside court, hearing date set - The New Daily

Cardinal George Pell was heckled by protesters after appearing at a Melbourne court over multiple historic sexual abuse charges. He is due to return to court on March 5 for a four-week committal hearing when it will be decided whether there is enough ...