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Top adviser to Pope charged with sexual assault offenses

Thursday, June 29, 2017

by Joshua Berlinger and Laura Smith-Spark

"Cardinal George Pell, a senior adviser to Pope Francis and the third-ranking official in the Holy See, is taking leave from the Vatican to fight historical sexual assault charges in his home country of Australia.

...Australian police have not released a detailed list of charges against Pell and didn't disclose any information about alleged victims, saying only that there were multiple charges and 'multiple complainants.'"

Read the full article here.