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Choirboy can be believed – and Pell freed, Cardinal’s lawyers say

For more than four years, the fate of Australia’s most powerful Catholic cleric rested on the word of a former choirboy.

For police, for the courts and the church, it all came down to the truthfulness, credibility and believability of a single witness, alone and unsupported in what he alleged against George Pell.

  • Chip Le Grand
  • The Age

In an application lodged this week for special leave to appeal his case to the High Court, Pell’s legal team shifted ground. It is both a vindication of the …

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