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George Pell Go to Hell chants echo in St Mary’s Cathedral

On a particularly hot Sydney morning, chants of ‘George Pell Go to Hell’ echoed through the Pontifical Requiem Mass for the cardinal in St Mary’s Cathedral. Update: Police arrested one man for breaching the peace during the Pell protest. He claimed he was ‘just walking on the footpath’ alongside the protestors. The cops also arrested …

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LGBTIQ+ protest at Pell funeral to go ahead after police dispute

An LGBTIQ+ rights protest planned near Catholic Cardinal George Pell’s funeral in Sydney tomorrow will go ahead after NSW Police and organisers agreed on an alternative route. Australia’s most senior Catholic died age 81 on January 10. On Thursday (February 2), thousands will attend a requiem mass for George Pell at St Mary’s Cathedral, where …

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Pell funeral: Police take protesters to NSW Supreme Court

NSW police will haul LGBTI rights campaigners in front of the NSW Supreme Court to prohibit a peaceful protest march past the George Pell funeral. The Pontifical Funeral Mass for Pell takes place at Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday at 11 am. A private burial ceremony will take place later in the day. High-profile …

Protesters will rally against George Pell outside the Catholic Cardinal's funeral

LGBTIQ+ rights protest planned for outside George Pell’s funeral

Protesters are planning to rally outside Catholic Cardinal George Pell’s funeral to condemn his decades-long opposition to LGBTIQ+ rights. On February 2, Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher will lead a requiem mass for Pell at St Mary’s Cathedral, where Pell served as archbishop. Pell, who was Australia’s most senior Catholic, died at 81 after complications from …

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George Pell dies: Catholic Cardinal was homophobic to the end

HCardinal George Pell, Australia’s highest-ranking Catholic and for years a face of religious intolerance in the Australian Catholic Church, has died. Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli confirmed Pell had died in Rome at age 81 from heart complications following hip surgery. In 2018, Cardinal Pell was convicted of sexually abusing the two 13-year-old choirboys at St …

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Defrocked Cardinal charged with sexual abuse of a minor

Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick now faces criminal charges for the alleged sex abuse of a minor nearly 50 years ago. McCarrick resigned from the College of Cardinals in 2018 over allegations of sexual abuse against minors and adult men. The Vatican removed him from the clergy the following year. McCarrick now becomes the highest-ranking US …

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These two ex-nuns fell in love, but had to leave the convent

An Australian former Catholic nun has opened up about meeting her girlfriend in the convent, before homophobic condemnation forced the lesbian couple out of the church. Monica Hingston, who is a second cousin to George Pell, was a nun for 22 years before she fell in love with fellow nun Peg Moran. She told SBS’ …

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Witness J: people know truth when they look it in the face

Witness J, the former choirboy who accused George Pell of sexually abusing him and another child, today issued a statement following the High Court’s verdict acquitting Pell. His statement offers insight into why so many regarded his testimony as so compelling. Witness J gives probably the most intelligent commentary on the verdict yet seen. Pell’s …

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Two more boys make accusations against George Pell

Two more boys have made accusations against George Pell concerning child sexual abuse. Both boys spent part of their childhood in a Catholic orphanage in Ballarat run by the Sisters of Nazareth. They spoke to Sarah Ferguson for the ABC’s groundbreaking three-part documentary series, Revelation. The final episode of Revelation airs tonight. The series exposes …

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Date announced for Pell’s High Court appeal

Cardinal George Pell’s High Court appeal against his conviction for abusing two choirboys will proceed in March. The court announced it will hear the case on 11 and 12 March. The news comes following the Victorian director of prosecutions dropping some charges over the reporting of Pell’s original trial. Judge Peter Kidd previously sentenced George …

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