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US News Australia: Cardinal Pell to be released from prison after his victory on appeal

08:20  07 april  2020
08:20  07 april  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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Cardinal George Pell , the former financial controller of the Vatican and the most senior Catholic in the world to have been found guilty of historical child sexual The bench of the high court in Brisbane on Tuesday granted leave for Pell to appeal , ordering his immediate release and quashing the conviction.

Australia 's high court granted the appeal of Cardinal George Pell , convicted of child sex abuse, and quashed his convictions. Pell was convicted in December 2018 of abusing two choirboys while the archbishop of Melbourne in the 1990s. The decision means he will be released from Barwon Prison

The 78-year-old prelate was acquitted of five counts of sexual violence against two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s, for the benefit of the doubt

Le cardinal George Pell, le 27 février 2019 à Melbourne. © AFP Cardinal George Pell, February 27, 2019 in Melbourne.

Cardinal George Pell , one of the Vatican’s most powerful prelates, will be released from prison after Australia’s High Court overturned his historic convictions for child sexual abuse on appeal. The 78-year-old Australian was acquitted of five counts of sexual violence against two 13-year-old altar boys in the 1990s, for the benefit of the doubt.

This decision rendered by the highest Australian court is a great victory for Cardinal Pell, who had firmly proclaimed his innocence. Reacting shortly after the announcement of his acquittal, the cardinal said the ruling had remedied "a serious injustice."

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Cardinal George Pell 's historic child sex abuse convictions were quashed by Australia 's High Court on Tuesday, paving the way for the senior Catholic cleric's release from prison . In his statement, Pell thanked his lawyers, supporters and family and said he held "no ill will" toward his accuser.

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia ’s highest court on Tuesday will judge Cardinal George Pell ’s appeal against convictions for molesting two teenage choirboys more than Prosecutors have argued that if mistakes were made, the case should be sent back to the appeals court to be heard again — a

"I don't want my acquittal to add to the pain and bitterness that many feel; there is certainly enough pain and bitterness, "he added in a statement released before his imminent release from prison. "However, my trial was not a referendum on the Catholic Church or a referendum on how Church authorities in Australia dealt with the crime of pedophilia in the Church. The question was whether I had committed these horrific crimes, and it is not, "he said again.

“Reasonable doubt as to guilt”

Former Secretary of the Economy of the Holy See, Cardinal Pell was sentenced in March 2019 to six years in prison for sexual violence committed against these two adolescents in 1996 and 1997 in the St. Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne (southeast), the city of which he was the archbishop. In December 2018, a jury convicted him for these offenses, before the decision was confirmed by a panel of three judges of the Court of Appeal of the state of Victoria (southeast) last August, in a shared stop (2 to 1).

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SYDNEY — Cardinal George Pell , the most senior Catholic priest convicted of pedophilia, was declared not guilty by Australia 's highest court and is expected to be released from prison Tuesday. Pell was serving his sentence in a prison in Victoria state.

The primary argument made by Cardinal Pell ’s legal team was that it was impossible for the jury to be satisfied of the cardinal ’s During the appeals process, Cardinal Pell appears to have reflected on what he called his own His supporters posted a letter online they claimed he had sent from prison .

On Tuesday, the Australian High Court in Brisbane ruled that there was "a significant probability that an innocent person would have been convicted because the evidence did not establish his guilt according to the level of evidence required".

The seven magistrates of the High Court thus unanimously considered that the lower court had “failed to address the question of whether there remained a reasonable possibility that the offense had not been committed, so that there should have been a reasonable doubt as to the plaintiff's guilt ”.

Also on MSN: Australia: Cardinal Pell sentenced on appeal for pedophilia

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