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Pell to be charged.

Post by Trishia » 29 Jun 2017, 10:00

Cardinal George Pell is to be charged with child sexual abuse by the Victorian Police.
To be announced at 10 AM this morning.
It goes to show that no matter how long you get away with these horrendous crimes, it finally catches up with you.
Enough said!


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-29/c ... ed/8547668

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Post by kfchugo » 29 Jun 2017, 10:21

It will be interesting to see if the Vatican sends him home to "face the music" or if he will yet again be too ill to travel.

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Post by Biggdad » 29 Jun 2017, 10:29

He is in too higher position for the church to let him out of Vatican City.
Australia has NO extradition agreement with the Vatican city. :angry-devil: :angry-devil: :flaming_mad

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Post by grandduke » 29 Jun 2017, 11:47

You beat me to it O big Daddy Monk but hey i shall add
my bit. http://thenewdaily.com.au/news/state/vi ... News_Alert
Let us not forget, it matters not what his position is in the church he is not above
the law, this time he is not facing allegations he is facing charges and the police must
be on solid ground otherwise, they would not proceed.
They are interesting times we live in hey. :icon-mrgreen: :icon-mrgreen:
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Post by Perrorist » 29 Jun 2017, 11:57

I've never liked Pell. However, he's entitled to be regarded as innocent until proven otherwise. Nevertheless, I couldn't help but be pleased when I heard.

He's 75, so he's able to conjure up any manner of infirmities and afflictions that old age has on offer. If he does, though, he'll be considered guilty by popular opinion.

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Post by kfchugo » 29 Jun 2017, 13:04

I note in his press release that he strenuously denies the charges and is "looking forward to his day in court" to clear his name. Naturally, there was a rider added that he would need to consult with his doctors regarding any travel arrangements :yeah_right

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Post by grandduke » 29 Jun 2017, 13:18

Travel arrangements:yeah_right got that covered "care flight" \:D/
Perry is right any move to avoid facing these charges will enact
a guilty as charged from a number of people.
Doesn't it just bring a tear to one's eyes the old law of cause and
effect (karma) coming into play. :character-oldtimer: :character-oldtimer:
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Post by godfather » 29 Jun 2017, 13:29

Pell's Karma is just about ready to kick him in the a*se.
You wouldn't find a bigger smile anywhere but the one on my face!

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Post by Slapsy » 29 Jun 2017, 14:14

The Pope,surely,has the power to insist that Pell returns to face these charges. This may prove to be just as big a test for him,as it will be for our distinguished cardinal.
The punters know that the horse called Morality rarely gets past the post,whereas the nag called Self-interest always runs a good race. ..... Gough Whitlam 19/10/89

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Post by Biggdad » 29 Jun 2017, 14:20

Just heard a news report that Pell is willing to come back to Australia to clear his name,
"JUST AS SOON AS HIS DOCTOR SAYS HE IS WELL ENOUGH TO FLY" :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
What is he "the flying nuns, brother: :lol: :lol:

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Post by kfchugo » 29 Jun 2017, 14:50

Should he be too ill to fly, surely there are cruise ships that make the journey if he was serious about coming back? If he does not come back, most will surely see that as an admission of guilt? - his career in the Church would be in tatters.

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Post by Dreamweaver » 29 Jun 2017, 23:02

Come Home (Cardinal Pell) - Tim Minchin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtHOmforqxk

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Post by lynny » 30 Jun 2017, 08:51

Well sung our Tim! I hope it works.

He's quite a songwriter isn't he ! :icon_biggrin:
Thanks DW

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Re: Pell to be charged.

Post by terra » 30 Jun 2017, 10:18

Catholic priests sexually molesting, assualting young folk has been going on for decades, both in this country and world wide.
Of course, the church would prefer to sweep it under the carpet and deny.
Too late for that.... the Catholic Church is now tainted forever.
This man George Pell is in denial... insisting that he's innocent.
If and when he's convicted of these multiple charges, it will kinda make a mockery of the church in that he lied his arse off.
So much for religion teaching us to be truthful !
"Life's too short to drink cheap wine".

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Re: Pell to be charged.

Post by Trishia » 30 Jun 2017, 11:16

The song by Minchin says it all

:text-thankyou:

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