Tag: Australia

‘No end in sight to the horror’: Australian bishops respond to fires

CANBERRA, Australia | Saying that “there is no end in sight to the horror which confronts us,” Archbishop Mark Coleridge, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, said the bishops have implemented a national response to months of wildfires. The bishops have set up a national network, connecting people affected by the fires with “people… Read more »

Appeals court upholds Cardinal Pell conviction on abuse charges

MELBOURNE, Australia | An Australian appeals court upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell on five counts of sexually assaulting two choirboys more than two decades ago. A three-judge panel of the Appeals Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria announced its decision Aug. 21 in Melbourne with the cardinal in attendance. “Cardinal Pell is… Read more »