Edit: More evidence, if any were needed, that he's a bad actor. It's no secret that I think this man is a mountebank. 60 Minutes Australia. Les Tyack's testimony was particularly damning and credible and coupled with the suicides and other accusations against Pell, I'm shocked that the stronger cases against Pell were not brought forward with the less credible one for which he was acquitted.
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis’ former treasurer, Cardinal George Pell, praised President Donald Trump’s “splendid” Supreme Court appointments and defense of Christian values but questioned his effort to sow doubt in the integrity of the U.S. presidential election.
“It’s no small thing to weaken trust in great public institutions,” Pell told reporters Wednesday in launching his book, “Prison Journal,” about the 404 days he spent in solitary confinement before his sexual abuse conviction was overturned by Australia’s High Court.
In the book, Pell muses on his court case and current events in the Catholic Church and around the world, and at one point says Trump is unfortunately “a bit of a barbarian, but in some important ways, he is ‘our’ (Christian) barbarian.”