martedì 8 novembre 2016

Australia
Australian Catholics torn over allegations against their cardinal
The Washington Post
(A. Odysseus Patrick) Like many of their brethren around the world, Catholics in Australia have been rocked in recent years by evidence of systemic child abuse in the church. One big question remains, though, for the country's 5 million Catholics: Was one of their top clerics complicit? Last month, George Pell, now a cardinal and senior Vatican official, was questioned in Rome by Australian police after public allegations in July by two former students that he had inappropriately touched them in a swimming pool back in the 1970s. (...)