Extraordinarily strong language from Australian Indigenous leader Noel Pearson in defense of Cardinal George Pell.
The non-catholic Pearson rails against “journalistic vigilantism” and the demonization of Cardinal George Pell in the media through "…*the certitude of latter-day Robespierres” and the Red Terror of “unfashionability” *
Pearson was referring to the media’s ongoing slur campaign based on unsubstantiated allegations of sexual abuse from 40 years ago.
“The indigenous rights campaigner, lawyer and respected public advocate says what is happening to Cardinal Pell is “just not right”, and an abuse of process that threatens everyone”
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