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Cardinal Pell freed from prison after High Court of Australia unanimously overturns sex abuse conviction

April 07, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: “I have consistently maintained my innocence while suffering from a serious injustice,” Cardinal Pell, 78, said in a statement following the decision. “I hold no ill will toward my accuser, I do not want my acquittal to add to the hurt and bitterness so many feel; there is certainly hurt and bitterness enough.”

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  • Posted by: nix898049 - Apr. 07, 2020 3:50 PM ET USA

    This is most excellent news. I admit I never believed they would free him. Miracle!