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Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell speaks to the media at the Quirinale hotel in Rome on March 3, 2016 at the end of evidence via video-link to Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Sydney for a second of three days. 
Pell insisted he has the "full backing" of Pope Francis as he told an inquiry that abuse claims against Australia's most notorious paedophile priest were not "of much interest" to him.  / AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO        (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell speaks to the media at the Quirinale hotel in Rome on March 3, 2016 at the end of evidence via video-link to Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Sydney for a second of three days. 
Pell insisted he has the "full backing" of Pope Francis as he told an inquiry that abuse claims against Australia's most notorious paedophile priest were not "of much interest" to him.  / AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO        (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

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Cardinal George Pell, one of the most senior members of the Catholic Church, has been charged with multiple sexual assault offenses in his home country of Australia, according to police. Pell has denied the allegations.

Catholic official charged with sex offenses

Cardinal George Pell, one of the most senior members of the Catholic Church, has been charged with multiple sexual assault offenses in his home country of Australia, according to police. Pell has denied the allegations.