George Pell

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Disgraced Cardinal George Pell lodged an appeal against his child sex abuse convictions in Australia’s high court on in a last-ditch effort to clear his name. File Photograph: Con Chronis/AFP/Getty Images

Lawyers for former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell on Tuesday filed an appeal to Australia’s high court in a final bid to overturn his convict(...)

Australian cardinal George Pell is taken from the supreme court of Victoria in Melbourne on August 21st, 2019. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will remain in prison for at least another three years after losing an appeal against his conviction fo(...)

Australian Federal Police  investigators leave the ABC building after a raid on Wednesday. Photograph:  Bianca De Marchi/AAP/Reuters

One journalist is being investigated for reporting that several boats filled with asylum seekers recently tried to reach Australia from Sri Lanka. Ano(...)

Former Vatican treasurer George Pell arrives at the Supreme Court of Victoria on Thursday in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Prosecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of Cardinal George Pell in Australia, finding it (...)

Cardinal George Pell leaves the Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia on June 5th, 2019. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.

The most senior Catholic to be found guilty of child sex abuse has begun an appeal against his conviction. Australian Cardinal George Pell appeared i(...)

George Pell is the highest ranking Catholic cleric worldwide to be convicted of child sex offences. File photograph: Con Chronis/AFP/Getty Images

Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if a(...)

Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years. File photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the (...)

 Cardinal George Pell makes his way on Wednesday to  Melbourne County Court, where he was remanded in custody pending sentencing for  sexually abusing two choir boys in Australia two decades ago. Photograph: Con Chronis/AFP/Getty Images

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell is spending his first night behind bars on Wednesday after he was remanded into custody pending sentenci(...)

Cardinal George Pell (76) leaves Melbourne Magistrates Court on Tuesday. The cardinal had always denied the allegations against him, but today was the first time he had been required to enter a formal plea. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

The legal team representing Cardinal George Pell is understood to have applied for separate trials after Australia’s most senior Catholic was committe(...)

Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leary, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn  and Fr Chris O’Donnell at the Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family conference in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Photograph: Brian Arthur

A leading Cardinal has said there is no evidence to suggest that women priests would have prevented the systemic cover-up of clerical paedophilia. As(...)

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