Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric, Cardinal George Pell, has today officially been ordered to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates Court this July.
Earlier in the year, comedian and activist Tim Minchin produced a very targeted protest calling for Pell’s return to Australia, to front allegations (and now formal charges) in relation to multiple historic sexual offences.
Closer to home, the ongoing investigation and Royal Commission continues, with mounting allegations and charges against numerous high ranking, church officials.
It seems that despite Pell’s cowardly efforts, judgement day, and justice, may finally come. It is indeed, a lovely day in Ballarat.
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