Cardinal George Pell
Cardinal George Pell, third most senior Vatican official, sentenced to 6 years for sexually abusing minor boys
Ironically, George Pell was one of the inner circle of nine cardinals chose by Pope Francis to deal with issues such as sexual abuse of children by the clergy, fixing account books and financial reforms. The Pope had declined to remove Cardinal Pell after pressure mounted over the way in which the Church was handling such issues.
Cardinal George Pell, third most important official after the Pope, to stand trial in child sexual abuse case
Pell acknowledges that the Church has been unsuccessful in protecting victims