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Cardinal George Pell, Former Vatican Treasurer and Most Senior Catholic Leader to Stand Trial for Child Sexual Abuse, Dies at 79

Cardinal George Pell, the former chief financial officer of the Vatican and the most senior Roman Catholic leader to ever stand trial for child sexual abuse, has died in Rome at the age of 79. Father Joseph Hamilton confirmed Pell’s death on Tuesday evening local time after the cardinal was admitted to a Rome hospital for hip replacement surgery. The…