Cardinal Pell to appear in court on child sex abuse charges

One of the highest-ranking figures in the Roman Catholic Church will appear in an Australian court to answer to multiple counts of historical sexual offences.

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    One of the highest-ranking figures in the Roman Catholic Church will appear in an Australian court to answer to multiple counts of past sexual offences.

    Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, has denied the sexual assault charges and vowed to “clear his name”.

    Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Sydney.


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