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Cardinal George PellPatrick Craine / LifeSiteNews

‘It is alarming that a man had to spend nearly 14 months in prison on the uncorroborated say-so of a single accuser, despite having multiple alibis. There is a need for both the police and the public prosecutor to respond to charges of malicious prosecution,’ said a former altar boy at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne.

By Paul Smeaton, LifeSiteNews, Apr 6, 2020

Paul SmeatonCANBERRA, Australia, April 6, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – The High Court of Australia has acquitted Cardinal George Pell of his convictions of historic child sexual abuse and ordered his release from prison, in a unanimous descion by the court’s seven justices.

“I hold no ill will to my accuser,” Pell said in a statement. “I do not want my acquital to add to the hurt and bitterness so many feel.”

Shannon Deery – @s_deery – BREAKING: George Pell responds to High Court decision. This is his first public statement since being jailed. @theheraldsun

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