Travesty Down Under While Mourning Glaciers
‘Travesty’ does not seem to begin to describe what has happened in a court in Victoria, Australia, with the appeal of George Cardinal Pell on sexual abuse charges being rejected 2 to 1 in a three-judge panel.
Readers may peruse the reflections of George Weigl and Matthew Schmitz for the details, all of which point to the innocence of the Cardinal and, within the strict limits of human law, at the very least to his not being found guilty. Whatever happened to ‘beyond reasonable doubt’?
The thing about lying, and one of the reasons it is intrinsically evil, is that not only