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Cardinal And Pope Adviser Charged With Sexual Assault

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Australia's senior Roman Catholic clergy member, and one of the closest advisers to Pope Francis, has been charged with sexual assault according to Australian officials.

Cardinal George Pell is the highest-ranking Vatican official in recent years to face charges of abuse against minors. Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from BBC reporter David Willey (@DavidinRome).

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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