He was the number three in the Vatican, and a Confidant of the Pope. As previously, the highest-ranking Cleric, cardinal Pell was convicted of child abuse. It is now clear: He needs to six years in prison.
The former chief financial officer of the Vatican, cardinal George Pell, has been convicted of sexual abuse of minors to imprisonment for a period of six years. Judge Peter Kidd announced in Melbourne, the sentence against the 77-year-old Australians.Due to abuse of boys ' choir guilty
Pell had been in December, found guilty, in the 1990s, two of the boys ' choir of Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne sexually abused. The victims were at that time twelve and 13 years old. The then Archbishop of Melbourne to 1996, in the sacristy, in front of the boys naked, touched immoral and one of them to have oral sex forced. In the following year he should have passed again at one of the boys.
Pells lawyer had already appealed the guilty verdict of an appeal against the judgment. The cardinal rejected the allegations against him as "completely false". In front of an Australian abuse Commission, he only admitted mistakes in the handling of abuse allegations against Catholic priests in the 1970s.