- The court action was launched by the father of a Melbourne choirboy who claims he suffered “nervous shock” after learning of abuse allegations
- His son has since died
- The Catholic Church had argued it couldn’t be liable, because the father was not the alleged primary victim
Catholic Church suffers setback as court rules lawsuit brought by Pell accuser’s father can continue – ABC News https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-24/catholic-church-george-pell-court-case-can-continue/101366566
The Cardinal Pell saga continued.
He now faces the civil courts where the burden of proof is way lower than in the criminal courts.
We will watch with interest.