Cardinal George Pell arrives at the County Court in Melbourne in February ahead of his conviction for child abuse.  Photograph: Andy Brownbill/AP Photo

Catholic cardinal George Pell will have one last chance to overturn his conviction for sexually assaulting two choirboys after the Australian High Cou(...)

Archbishop Mark Coleridge, President of the ACBC in Australia, speaks as Sister Monica Cavanagh, President of Catholic Religious Australia, listens during a media conference in Sydney, Australia on Friday. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday rejected laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional, setting t(...)