Cardinal Pell to Be Brought to Trial: Highest Vatican Official to be Tried in Civil Court. How Much Humiliation can the Conciliar Church face until Everyone Just Leaves?
From The New Daily (Australia) george-pell-sexual-abuse-verdict Cardinal George Pell will face trial on multiple charges of historic sexual abuse, a Melbourne magistrate has ruled. Magistrate Belinda Wallington on Tuesday committed Cardinal Pell to stand trial in a higher court, but dismissed some charges. She ruled there was evidence of sufficient weight on multiple charges against Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric for him to stand trial. Ms Wallington, who is continuing to deliver her verdict at the Melbourne Magistrates Court, dropped several of the more serious charges against the Cardinal. She announced her decision with Cardinal Pell in attendance, along with his legal team and dozens of local and international reporters. In what is an unprecedented situation for Pope Francis, Cardinal Pell will be the most senior Vatican figure ever to face a criminal trial. Cardinal Pell, 76, who is living in a seminary in Sydney while he fights the case, attended ea