Lawyers for George Pell have sought special leave to appeal his conviction in the High Court, the Cardinal's last chance to have his conviction over child sex abuse in 1996 and 1997 overturned.
Lawyers for disgraced Cardinal George Pell'>Australian Cardinal George Pell have lodged an appeal with the High Court over his conviction of historical child sex offences. #9News
BREAKING: Cardinal George Pell'>Australian Cardinal George Pell has lost his appeal over his child sex abuse conviction - Sky News
The third-highest ranking Catholic official has been found guilty of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys. Cardinal George Pell is the most senior Catholic official convicted for sexual offenses against children and faces up to 50 years in prison.
The most senior Catholic ever convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell'>Australian Cardinal George Pell, jailed for 6 years