Cardinal George Pell is Convicted/ Summit on Sexual Abuse: Was it a Success? Australian officials lifted the media blackout on the trial of and conviction of Cardinal George Pell, former Archbishop of Sydney this week. While he was convicted in December, the world now officially knows that one of the highest ranking Vatican officials has been convicted of historical sexual abuse. Was it a fair trial? Will the Vatican now put him on trial as well? The Register Vatican correspondent Edward Pentin reports on this from Rome. Then Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson discuss the outcomes of the Sexual Abuse Summit, what lies ahead for sexual abuse reform and a look ahead at what the Register offers for Lent.
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