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In this 2016 file photo, Australian cardinal George Pell reads a statement to reporters as he leaves the Quirinale hotel after meeting members of the Australian group of relatives and victims of priestly sex abuses. (Source: AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
Australian police say they are charging a top Vatican cardinal with historical sexual assault offenses.