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A cardinal grapples with 'the indefensible' - Washington Post;

A cardinal grapples with 'the indefensible' - Washington Post

Washington PostA cardinal grapples with 'the indefensible'Washington PostON THE same day Hollywood conferred its most prestigious prize on “Spotlight,” the newsroom drama about the Boston Globe's reporting on the Catholic Church's complicity in the sexual abuse of children by priests, a related drama was unfolding near the ...and more »

Ballarat abuse survivors urge Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to act on redress scheme - ABC Online;

Ballarat abuse survivors urge Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to act on redress scheme - ABC Online

ABC OnlineBallarat abuse survivors urge Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to act on redress schemeABC OnlineChild sexual abuse survivors from Ballarat who flew to Rome to watch Cardinal George Pell give evidence at the child abuse royal commission want the Prime Minister to commit to a redress scheme.and more »

Six points on Pell - On Line opinion

Six points on PellOn Line opinionThe Australian media has been in a frenzy this week as the country's most senior Catholic cleric, and head of Vatican finances, Cardinal George Pell, testified to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. For his ...and more »

Pope Francis' cardinal problem: an exit strategy for George Pell - Sydney Morning Herald;

Pope Francis' cardinal problem: an exit strategy for George Pell - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldPope Francis' cardinal problem: an exit strategy for George PellSydney Morning HeraldWhen in Sydney, Cardinal George Pell would regularly make the gruelling 22-hour flight to Rome so he could keep his Vatican contacts warm and his ear close to the ground. Play Video. Replay Video. Play Video Don't Play ...and more »

Cardinal George Pell obeyed canon law at the price of child victims - Courier Mail;

Cardinal George Pell obeyed canon law at the price of child victims - Courier Mail

Courier MailCardinal George Pell obeyed canon law at the price of child victimsCourier MailAS THE Academy Awards were presented and é on the clergy and child sex abuse) won the Oscar for Best Picture, Cardinal George Pell began giving evidence at the child abuse royal commission from the Hotel Quirinale in Rome. Ironic really, as Pell's ...and more »

'Una Bomba' Francesca Chaouqui points finger at Cardinal George Pell - Sydney Morning Herald;

'Una Bomba' Francesca Chaouqui points finger at Cardinal George Pell - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald'Una Bomba' Francesca Chaouqui points finger at Cardinal George PellSydney Morning Herald"Did you meet with the Pope today? What did the Pope say?" asked a TV journalist, as Cardinal George Pell brushed past him with a little wave to the cameras, stepping into Rome's Hotel Quirinale.and more »

Clerical sex abuse survivors urge adopting redress scheme now - Herald Sun;

Clerical sex abuse survivors urge adopting redress scheme now - Herald Sun

Herald SunClerical sex abuse survivors urge adopting redress scheme nowHerald SunSURVIVORS of clerical sex abuse have called on the federal government to adopt a national redress scheme after returning from Rome. The Ballarat survivors were welcomed by family at Melbourne Airport yesterday after returning from hearing Cardinal ...and more »

Cardinal George Pell says 'I have never lacked any compassion for victims' in rare interview - Sydney Morning Herald;

Cardinal George Pell says 'I have never lacked any compassion for victims' in rare interview - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldCardinal George Pell says 'I have never lacked any compassion for victims' in rare interviewSydney Morning HeraldCardinal George Pell says he grieves for Ballarat and prays daily for victims whose lives have been shattered by the Catholic Church's scourge of sexual abuse. In a bid to try and set the record straight in his hometown, Australia's most senior cleric ...and more »

'It's the pope's loss': Ballarat sex abuse survivors speak after return from Rome - The Guardian;

'It's the pope's loss': Ballarat sex abuse survivors speak after return from Rome - The Guardian

The Guardian'It's the pope's loss': Ballarat sex abuse survivors speak after return from RomeThe GuardianCatholic church child abuse survivors arrive back in Melbourne after travelling in Rome to meet with Cardinal George Pell (left to right): Andrew Collins, Phil Nagle, Gordon Hill and David Risdale. Photograph: Mal Fairclough/AAP. Royal commission into ...and more »

Ballarat abuse survivors return to Australia - Sky News Australia;

Ballarat abuse survivors return to Australia - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaBallarat abuse survivors return to AustraliaSky News AustraliaChild sex abuse survivors from Ballarat have called on the prime minister to commit to a national redress scheme. The Victorian group arrived home on Sunday after a crowd-funded trip to Rome to witness Cardinal George Pell give evidence to the Royal ...and more »

Abuse survivors urge PM to act on redress - SBS;

Abuse survivors urge PM to act on redress - SBS

SBSAbuse survivors urge PM to act on redressSBSChild sexual abuse survivors who travelled from Ballarat to Rome have returned to Australia. (AAP). Previous Next Show Grid. Catholic church child abuse survivors. Survivors to meet with Pell. Previous Next Hide Grid. Images. 02. 1/. 02. Video. Audio.and more »

Vatican defends action on allegations of child sexual abuse - Press TV;

Vatican defends action on allegations of child sexual abuse - Press TV

Press TVVatican defends action on allegations of child sexual abusePress TVThe Vatican has defended its record on dealing with allegations of pedophilia by priests, admitting however that more needs to be done in many of the countries where such allegations are made against priests. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said in ...and more »

Where Cardinal George Pell's future may lie after giving evidence to the Royal Commission in Rome - NEWS.com.au;

Where Cardinal George Pell's future may lie after giving evidence to the Royal Commission in Rome - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auWhere Cardinal George Pell's future may lie after giving evidence to the Royal Commission in RomeNEWS.com.auIT WAS perhaps the most heart-wrenching moment in a week full of them. Anthony Foster, holding a picture of his daughters Kate and Emma, smiling in their school uniforms at the same time they were being sexually abused by Catholic priest Father Kevin ...and more »

The Vatican praises Cardinal George Pell for his 'dignified and coherent' appearance before the child abuse royal ... - Daily Mail;

The Vatican praises Cardinal George Pell for his 'dignified and coherent' appearance before the child abuse royal ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailThe Vatican praises Cardinal George Pell for his 'dignified and coherent' appearance before the child abuse royal ...Daily MailThe Vatican has praised Cardinal George Pell and a group of child sex abuse survivors who flew to Rome to hear him give evidence by video link to a royal commission sitting in Sydney. But Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said in a statement ...and more »

Cardinal George Pell is finished whatever way you look at it - Sydney Morning Herald;

Cardinal George Pell is finished whatever way you look at it - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldCardinal George Pell is finished whatever way you look at itSydney Morning HeraldStaggeringly, even after all the testimony of Cardinal Pell this week at the royal commission, there is still a scattered band of supporters who refuse to accept the obvious: it is over, and he is finished. The absolute best case that can be made in ...and more »

Joe Spagnolo: Stolen innocence the cardinal sin - Perth Now;

Joe Spagnolo: Stolen innocence the cardinal sin - Perth Now

Perth NowJoe Spagnolo: Stolen innocence the cardinal sinPerth NowI AM embarrassed to be a Catholic. It is with a heavy heart that I feel moved to say that. I've worn a crucifix around my neck for most of my 51 years — a gift from my devout Catholic Italian grandparents when I was born. I was baptised Catholic ...and more »

David Penberthy: Cardinal Pell has mastered the art of avoiding responsibility over child abuse in the Catholic Church - The Advertiser;

David Penberthy: Cardinal Pell has mastered the art of avoiding responsibility over child abuse in the Catholic Church - The Advertiser

The AdvertiserDavid Penberthy: Cardinal Pell has mastered the art of avoiding responsibility over child abuse in the Catholic ChurchThe AdvertiserWhen the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground in 2012, captain Francesco Schettino became a pin-up for the modern art of evading responsibility. Not only had he been distracted by big-noting himself in the cabin with a couple of good sorts ...and more »

The Vatican's moral failure is the core of this child sex abuse evil - Herald Sun;

The Vatican's moral failure is the core of this child sex abuse evil - Herald Sun

Herald SunThe Vatican's moral failure is the core of this child sex abuse evilHerald SunCARDINAL George Pell last week blamed Bishop Ronald Mulkearns for the paedophile priest scandals in Ballarat. Archbishop Frank Little was at fault in Melboune. Errant individuals in a system, went the argument. Pell cast himself as a bystander. Passive ...and more »

Vatican praises George Pell's testimony at Royal Commission - The Age;

Vatican praises George Pell's testimony at Royal Commission - The Age

The AgeVatican praises George Pell's testimony at Royal CommissionThe AgeThe Vatican has issued a statement praising Cardinal George Pell for his testimony at the royal commission and rejecting claims the Catholic Church had done nothing, or very little, to respond to child sex abuse. SHARE; Share on Facebook SHARE; Share ...and more »

The tragic legacy of George Pell - Sydney Morning Herald;

The tragic legacy of George Pell - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldThe tragic legacy of George PellSydney Morning HeraldThe pressure is now on Pope Francis to do more to rid the Catholic church of the stain of child sex abuse. Barney Zwartz. Show comments. facebook SHARE · twitter TWEET · email · google-plus · linkedin · reddit; More. The penitential prayer with which ...and more »