Cardinal George Pell
Cardinal George Pell

Cardinal George Pell to face Royal Commission from Rome

CARDINAL George Pell has been excused from giving evidence in person to the Royal Commission into Institutionalised child abuse.

Cardinal Pell will appear before the inquiry by video link from Rome to give evidence on church abuse in Ballarat.

The Chair of the Commission, Justice Peter McClellan, accepted a medical report that 74-year-old Cardinal Pell was too ill to fly to Australia without risking a heart attack.

-ABC News



Koalas right back at home

premium_icon Koalas right back at home

Injured koalas returned to their homes last week

Beating the drum for Australia

premium_icon Beating the drum for Australia

Hogden set to represent Australia at dragon boat championships

Marijuana dealer weed-ed out

premium_icon Marijuana dealer weed-ed out

Magistrate sends message to would-be drug dealers by jailing man

Local Partners