Australian media to face court over Pell trial coverage

FILE PHOTO - Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell is surrounded by Australian police and members of the media as he leaves the Melbourne Magistrates Court in Australia, July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Dadswell/File Photo

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Three dozen Australian journalists and publishers are to face court on Monday over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell’s trial for child sex abuse, with prosecutors seeking fines and jail terms over accusations of breached gag orders in the case. Prosecutors in the southeastern state of Victoria have accused the 23 journalists […]

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