Opinion: We must not accept any more self-serving bluster from the Catholic hierarchy

By Peter Gogarty
April 15 2020 - 7:30am
Peter Gogarty. Picture: Marina Neil
Peter Gogarty. Picture: Marina Neil

On the day the High Court of Australia quashed the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for child sex abuse offences, the Pope asked for prayers for those who suffer unjust sentences because "someone had it in for them" and compared them to Jesus who "was judged ferociously even though he was innocent".

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