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Australian Cardinal Pell Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Boys

HeadlineFeb 26, 2019

Over two months after Australian Cardinal George Pell was found guilty of sexually assaulting and molesting underage boys, Australian and other media are now reporting on his conviction after a court lifted a press gag order. Among other charges, Pell was found guilty of sexually molesting two boys and forcing them to perform oral sex on him in the 1990s. He is the highest-ranking member of the Catholic Church to be convicted of a sexual crime. He served as the Vatican’s chief financial officer.

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