Cardinal George Pell found guilty of child sexual assault


George Pell, the Vatican treasurer and third most senior Catholic in the world, has been convicted on five charges by a jury in an Australian court case. The jury delivered the unanimous verdict on 11 December in Victoria’s county court but the result was subject to a suppression order and could not be reported until now • Follow live updates on the reaction to Cardinal George Pell’s conviction • Full report: Pell found guilty of child sexual assault • Explainer: what has Pell been convicted of? • Five times guilty: how Pell’s past caught up with him in courtroom 4.3 • Dozens of journalists accused of breaking Pell suppression order face possible jail terms