Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 26 Feb 2019

1. Vatican treasurer George Pell guilty of child abuse

Top-ranking Australian cleric Cardinal George Pell is facing jail after being found guilty of raping a choir boy and molesting another. The verdict was handed down in December but a court had imposed a ban on reporting the news until now. The 77-year-old abused two 13-year-old boys at a cathedral in Melbourne in 1996. Vatican treasurer Pell, who pleaded not guilty, is due to face sentencing hearings from Wednesday.

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