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Cardinal Pell back in Australia to face abuse charges

Embed from Getty Images   Sydney, Australia | AFP |  Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in Australia on Monday ahead of a court appearance later this month over historical sex abuse charges. The 76-year-old, a top advisor to Pope Francis, touched down in Sydney and was met …

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Pope aide Pell charged with multiple child sex abuse in Australia

Sydney, Australia | AFP | Cardinal George Pell, one of the most powerful figures in the Vatican and Australia’s most senior Catholic, was Thursday charged with historical child sex offences, which he “strenuously denied”. Pell, the Vatican’s finance chief and the highest-ranking Catholic cleric to face such charges, had been …

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Top US boarding school details decades of sexual abuse

New York, United States | AFP | An elite US boarding school that educated the likes of John F. Kennedy, Michael Douglas and Ivanka Trump has released a report detailing decades of alleged sexual abuse. Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, where tuition today costs in excess of $43,500, released a …

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 Nigeria officials ‘sexually abusing Boko Haram victims’

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP |  Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Nigerian officials of sexually exploiting women and girls living in camps for victims of Boko Haram in the war-torn northeast. HRW said in July it documented 43 cases of women and girls in seven ‘internally displaced persons’ (IDP) camps …

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