Archbishop Fisher and Archbishop Peter Comensoli pay tribute to Cardinal Pell
We’ve heard reaction already this morning from Archbishop Anthony Fisher in Sydney who has said it is with deep sadness that I can confirm his Eminence George Cardinal Pell passed away in Rome in the early hours of this morning this news comes as a great shock to all of us please pray for the Repose of the soul of cardinal Pell for comfort and.
Consolation for his family and for all those who loved him and are grieving him at this time and from Archbishop common solely in Melbourne it is with great sadness that I have learned that Cardinal George Pell the seventh Archbishop of Melbourne has died overnight from heart complications following hip surgery in Rome Cardinal.
Pell was a very significant and influential Church leader both in Australia and internationally deeply committed to Christian discipleship now Cardinal pill has been a divisive figure in recent years in 2017 he returned to Australia to stand file for child sex abuses it was in 2019 that he was sentenced to prison for six years but a.
Year later those charges were dropped following a unanimous decision by the high court so then he went back to the Vatican he has always maintained his innocence and we are hearing that Cardinal George Pell will be buried in Sydney