Top Vatican Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sex abuse offences
Australian police say they have charged the pope's chief financial adviser and Australia's most senior Catholic with multiple sexual assault charges.
Cardinal George Pell is the highest-ranking Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church's long-running sexual abuse scandal.
"Cardinal Pell like any other defendant has a right to due process...it's important it's allowed to go through unhindered and allowed to see natural justice is afforded to all the parties involved
Meanwhile reports have it that the Pope grants top adviser Pell leave to fight abuse charges