venerdì 30 giugno 2017

The Independent
(Nicole Winfield, Kristen Gelineau) I repeat that I am innocent of these charges. They are false. The whole idea of sexual abuse is abhorrent to me'. Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to face multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago. Pell appeared before reporters in the Vatican press office to forcefully deny the accusations, denounce what he called a "relentless character assassination" in the media and announce he would return to Australia to clear his name. (...)