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After Cardinal George Pell acquitted, Pope Francis decries 'unjust sentences' as Vatican 'welcomes' verdict

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Pope Francis has appeared to offer George Pell support, dedicating his morning mass for those who suffer today from unjust sentences.
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The Vatican says it welcomes the acquittal of Cardinal Pell by an Australian court on child abuse charges, saying he "waited for the truth to be ascertained. Earlier Pope Francis used his morning mass to speak up for those suffering "unjust sentences". Adam Reed reports.

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