Judge rules on Pell Royal Commission evidence

Judge rules on Pell Royal Commission evidence
The Royal Commission into Institutionalised child abuse will allow Cardinal George Pell to give evidence via video link.

Justice Peter McClellan accepted a medical report, declaring 74-year-old Pell too ill to fly to Australia without risking a heart attack and excusing him from giving evidence in person.

Pell will appear via video link from Rome to give evidence on church abuse in Ballarat, the ABC reported.

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