George Pell appeal: Everything you need to know

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Updated June 5 2019 - 10:19am, first published June 4 2019 - 3:30pm
George Pell ahead of his trial for multiple historical sexual assault charges. Photo by Jason South
George Pell ahead of his trial for multiple historical sexual assault charges. Photo by Jason South

At the Melbourne County Court in December last year, Cardinal George Pell was found guilty of the historical child sexual abuse of two teenage altar boys while he was Archbishop of Melbourne during the 1990s. The convictions were not made public until February this year due to a ban on media coverage imposed by Chief Judge Peter Kidd.

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Jolyon Attwooll

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Reporter at the Ballarat Courier. Ex-Londoner and former commissioning editor at The Telegraph (the UK broadsheet, not the Sydney tabloid).

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