October In his preliminary remarks during sentencing, Kidd mentioned examples of a "witch-hunt" or "lynch mob" mentality in relation to Pell during the lead-up to his conviction. To adapt to our circumstances the word of Martin Luther King "we are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.
Pell was one of the cardinal electors in who participated in the papal conclave that elected Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who became Pope Benedict XVI. The Washington Post.
Views Read Edit View history. A number of criticisms of Pell's conduct and manner towards victims and perpetrators have been aired in the Australian media and considered at the royal commission. Archived from the original on 8 February
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His appearances before the royal commission were met with intense public interest in Australia. The prosecution submission filed on 1 February asserted that the appeal judgement had glossed over evidence that supported his conviction.
These allegations had been raised by the ABC, leading to a Victoria Police investigation; however, Victoria's Director of Public Prosecutions dropped the charges after Chief Judge Kidd on 22 February disallowed the prosecution's submission of evidence from complainants on the grounds that each piece of evidence was not sufficient.
In Pell supported the view that the ordination of women as priests is impossible according to the church's divine constitution and said that abandoning the tradition of clerical celibacy would be a "serious blunder".
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