Australian delegation travels to Rome amid sex abuse scandal

Cardinal George Pell, center, is escorted by police as he leaves the Melbourne Magistrates Court in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Pell, the most senior Catholic official to face sex offense charges, made a court appearance in a case that has rocked the Vatican and placed scrutiny on the pope’s stance against abusive clergy. (Stefan Postles/AAP Image via AP)


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