Front pages of Australia’s major newspapers report on Cardinal George Pell’s conviction on child sex charges on February 27. Photo: AFP
Kevin Rafferty
Opinion

Opinion

Kevin Rafferty

What the George Pell conviction reveals about Pope Francis and the cancer eating at the Catholic Church

  • The Vatican treasurer’s conviction on child sex charges, until recently kept out of the news by a gag order, raises questions about Pope Francis’ leadership and the church’s resolve in tackling clergy sexual abuse

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Front pages of Australia’s major newspapers report on Cardinal George Pell’s conviction on child sex charges on February 27. Photo: AFP
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