Vatican Attempts Media Ban on Cardinal Pell’s Trial

The Vatican is in turmoil after a magistrate ruled earlier this month that Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, will stand trial in Australia on charges of alleged sexual abuse of multiple victims, decades ago.

However, after Wednesday May 16th, 2018, you may never hear about this trial from regular Australian media, until it’s over. As Australian journalist Chris Graham, the publisher and editor of New Matilda wrote earlier today: “You won’t even hear about why you’re not hearing about it.”


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