Vatican’s 3rd most powerful figure, Cardinal Pell, charged with multiple sex assaults

59545b8cc36188d5548b45dfAustralia‚Äôs highest-ranking Roman Catholic clergyman, Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell, has been charged by Australian police over sex allegations from “multiple complainants.” The Vatican has released a statement of support for Pell, citing his “honesty.”

“Cardinal Pell is facing multiple charges in respect of historic sexual offences,” Victoria state police deputy commissioner Shane Patton told the media in Melbourne on Thursday. Continue reading