An Australian court found George Pell guilty by a trial jury on one count of sexual abuse and four counts of indecent assault of two boys at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne in the 1990s. Photo: AFP

Vatican Treasurer George Pell, 77, found guilty of child sex abuse

  • Australian cardinal is the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes
  • Pell was accused of cornering two boys in the 1990s – then aged 13 – in the cathedral’s sacristy and forcing them to perform a sex act on him
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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An Australian court found George Pell guilty by a trial jury on one count of sexual abuse and four counts of indecent assault of two boys at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne in the 1990s. Photo: AFP
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