The kangaroo court has spoken: Now Cardinal George Pell is a martyr.
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George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia

Australian Cardinal George Pell is the most senior Catholic ever convicted of such crimes.
Acting Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti on Tuesday (Feb. 26) read a brief statement but took no questions about the conviction:

The court verdict represented "painful news that, we are well aware, has shocked very many people, not only in Australia," Gisotti said. "As we have affirmed on other occasions, we restate the utmost respect for Australian judiciary authorities," he said.
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Acting Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti on Tuesday (Feb. 26) read a brief statement but took no questions about the conviction:

The court verdict represented "painful news that, we are well aware, has shocked very many people, not only in Australia," Gisotti said. "As we have affirmed on other occasions, we restate the utmost respect for Australian judiciary authorities," he said.
"In the name of this respect, we now await the outcome of the appeals trial, recalling that Cardinal Pell has reiterated his innocence and has the right to defend himself until the final level" of Australia's justice system, the spokesman said.

"While awaiting the definitive judgment, we unite ourselves to the Australian bishops in praying for all the victims of abuse, reiterating our commitment to do everything possible so that the church is a safe home for all, especially for children and the most vulnerable." Gisotti said.
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It is surprising that such a measured, thoughtful and judicious statement regarding the conviction came from the Vatican. I’m positive that ‘you know who’ didn’t write it.

The court has set June 5-6 as the dates to consider the basis for the appeal.
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No wonder Vigano remains in hiding. Maybe the gentlemen in the Vatican can find another sexual abuse?
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Shame
The Australian media (other than a few) are shameful!
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Where? In empty sacristy
Witnessess: impossible (it's like a railway station after Mass)

When? Immediatly after mass
Witnesses: impossible (a main celebrant cannot leave procession)

Accuser doing what? Drinking red altar wine.
Witnesses: Impossible (there was only white wine)

Who? Pell all alone
Wittnesses: Impossible (Pell was never alone after Mass)

How? He separated robes
Witnesses: impo…More
Where? In empty sacristy
Witnessess: impossible (it's like a railway station after Mass)

When? Immediatly after mass
Witnesses: impossible (a main celebrant cannot leave procession)

Accuser doing what? Drinking red altar wine.
Witnesses: Impossible (there was only white wine)

Who? Pell all alone
Wittnesses: Impossible (Pell was never alone after Mass)

How? He separated robes
Witnesses: impossible (to heavy, the alb is unseparable).

Any evidence but the accuser?
No
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A lying pervert is more credible than either
1) common sense
2) rationality
3) a cardinal of the Church with no history of perversion.
Australia, this is your hour. Wallow in your evil fest. Rest assured though, that soon you will choke on your own corruption. You have judged yourself and your judgement is "Australia delenda est"!
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Wrongful Conviction: In the trials of George Pell the evidence consisted of: No confession No forensics No witnesses One accuser's word against Cardinal Pell, the single greatest reason for wrongful convictions.
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Here is a video of the presiding judge's remarks prior to sentencing convicted paedophile George Pell earlier today. In addition, he has today been placed on the Child Sex Offender Register in this state, for the remainder of his life.

www.facebook.com/…/558859464595638

The former Prince of the Church has up to six years to reflect and show remorse for his "brazen and forcible sexual …More
Here is a video of the presiding judge's remarks prior to sentencing convicted paedophile George Pell earlier today. In addition, he has today been placed on the Child Sex Offender Register in this state, for the remainder of his life.

www.facebook.com/…/558859464595638

The former Prince of the Church has up to six years to reflect and show remorse for his "brazen and forcible sexual attacks on the victims" ... quoting from the judgement

This is ONLY about the victims of sexual abuse, nothing else. Paranoid conspiracy theories such as the nonsense above carry no weight to any rational clear thinking person.

The video goes for 51 minutes and makes for compelling viewing.
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If Church haters outside the court are allowed to scream and rant about how the court got the sentencing wrong (too lenient), why can't we also ask questions?
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The State has rendered a sentence for +Pell. But remember Andrew3186 that it took 32 years for Lindy Chamberlain's guilty verdict to be overturned by an Australian Royal Commission. Her conviction followed a sensational nationwide media-frenzy and police pursuit of the Chamberlain's (see 'Death of Azaria Chamberlain' on WIKI). God who sees everything may be using +Pell to kill off the monstrous …More
The State has rendered a sentence for +Pell. But remember Andrew3186 that it took 32 years for Lindy Chamberlain's guilty verdict to be overturned by an Australian Royal Commission. Her conviction followed a sensational nationwide media-frenzy and police pursuit of the Chamberlain's (see 'Death of Azaria Chamberlain' on WIKI). God who sees everything may be using +Pell to kill off the monstrous Demon living inside Holy"Ecclesia"(which was seen in vision by St Hildegard of Bingen around 900 years ago? We pray for the healing of God's abused precious children, minors and vulnerable adults and for "Ecclesia" to be returned to her pristine beauty.
Andrew3186 are you part of the satanic witch-hunt mob? cuz i kinda got a feeling that you are, seeing you only started posting on this great CATHOLIC website in relation to the martyr Cardinal Pell, A true prince of the Church. I know there is no shortage of them, i also know that anyone who defends such evil lies must be demonically involved in this witch-hunt. Did ya know Andrew3186 that true …More
Andrew3186 are you part of the satanic witch-hunt mob? cuz i kinda got a feeling that you are, seeing you only started posting on this great CATHOLIC website in relation to the martyr Cardinal Pell, A true prince of the Church. I know there is no shortage of them, i also know that anyone who defends such evil lies must be demonically involved in this witch-hunt. Did ya know Andrew3186 that true Catholics don't bother watching B.S!
GTVisrockin your rants are about as useful as a dog barking at the moon. Pell has been found guilty by a unanimous jury of 12 citizens. His legal team - the most experienced (and expensive) in Australia, couldn't get him off these charges. Pell a martyr? Hardly. The facts are the exact opposite. A (soon to be ex) cardinal convicted of child sex offences. That's how he'll go down in history. That …More
GTVisrockin your rants are about as useful as a dog barking at the moon. Pell has been found guilty by a unanimous jury of 12 citizens. His legal team - the most experienced (and expensive) in Australia, couldn't get him off these charges. Pell a martyr? Hardly. The facts are the exact opposite. A (soon to be ex) cardinal convicted of child sex offences. That's how he'll go down in history. That will be his legacy.
On the contrary my voice is heard by the REAL Judge, not your fake worldly one!
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Hey Andrew3186
Did you see this?
www.9news.com.au/…/john-francis-ty…
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Seems that unanimous juries DO get it wrong occasionally, especially when there's a zeitgeist presumption of guilt for all Catholic clergy and a corresponding presumption of honesty (and sanity) when it comes to accusers.
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They have used this man to punish the Church, this is NOT about Victims, you do NOT create another Victim for real Victims... Evil has won the day, May God send his Holy Angels to watch over Cardinal Pell.
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What a pathetic act, what a setup, the main stream media in Australia are evil, There was supporters out there, and one media outlet went over to them to incite trouble. It was evil!
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