Cardinal George Pell Escorted From Court After Brief Hearing Into Child Sex Offences

StoryfulNewsPublished: July 25, 2017
Published: July 25, 2017

Cardinal George Pell was escorted under heavy police guard from the Melbourne Magistrates Court on the morning of Wednesday, July 26, after a brief court appearance in relation to historical child sex offence allegations. Pell, 76, was charged by Victoria Police on June 29 on multiple complainants’ allegations. Pell, the third-most senior official in the Holy See, has maintained his innocence. According to The Australian, Pell’s hearing lasted only six minutes. Credit: Instagram/selectivesights via Storyful

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