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Pell case reaction: a veneer of civilisation

Human rights lawyer Greg Barnes warns of where Australian society is heading in, THE CARDINAL PELL CASE: TRIUMPHALISM OVER PELL VERDICT SHOWS CIVILISATION JUST A VENEER.

Most of those supporting Cardinal Pell and condemning the guilty verdict have focused on the problems of evidence. Just as worrying as the failure of Victoria’s legal system which is supposedly based on the application of reason to the concrete evidence, is the mob mentality of those wildly rejoicing over the Cardinal’s dramatic demise. That rejoicing was a sign of civilisational decay. Barnes:

‘Reaction to the … case against Cardinal George Pell was characterised by frightening ignorance on the part of many about how our legal system works, an awful sense of triumphalism on the part of some media who have pursued Cardinal Pell for some years, and above all the spectacle of a lynch mob literally screaming at the guilty man out the front of Melbourne’s County Court.

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If it were Cardinal pell in such a compromising position…

The ‘heart-on-her-sleeve’ Louise Milligan poses with Melbourne Magistrate Belinda Wallington who subsequently sent Pell to a Supreme Court trial after a committal at which Milligan testified. This chummy photo was taken after both appeared on Jon Faine’s ABC radio program. Faine is not known for his impartiality towards Cardinal Pell or the Catholic Church.

The photo is a selection of illustrations and photos to demonstrate the bigotry that turns Pell-haters inside out.