Cardinal George Pell arrives at County Court in Melbourne, Australia, February 27. Photo: Reuters Cardinal George Pell arrives at County Court in Melbourne, Australia, February 27. Photo: Reuters
Cardinal George Pell arrives at County Court in Melbourne, Australia, February 27. Photo: Reuters
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Australian media faces charges over convicted abuser Cardinal Pell trial, lawyer warns news reporting in jeopardy

  • In total, 23 journalists and 13 news outlets face charges of aiding and abetting contempt of court by overseas media and breaching suppression orders aimed at ensuring Pell a fair trial
  • Pell became the most senior Catholic cleric worldwide to be convicted of child sex abuse and was jailed for six years in February. He is awaiting an appeal

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Cardinal George Pell arrives at County Court in Melbourne, Australia, February 27. Photo: Reuters Cardinal George Pell arrives at County Court in Melbourne, Australia, February 27. Photo: Reuters
Cardinal George Pell arrives at County Court in Melbourne, Australia, February 27. Photo: Reuters
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