The faith of the longtime Georgetown professor informed his intellectual work, as his intellect refined his faith.
On appeal, judges may decide that the verdict against Cardinal Pell could not have been reached on the basis of the evidence.
It seems wrong to wish him requiescat in pace. He was too ferocious a competitor to imagine him quiescent, even post mortem.
Having intervened in their meeting last fall, the Vatican may have opened up a Pandora’s box.