Cardinal George Pell, once one of the most powerful in the Vatican, will be released from prison after winning a long battle Tuesday Tuesday April 7 in the Australian High Court to overturn his convictions for child sexual abuse

The 78-year-old Australian, who claimed to be innocent, was acquitted on five counts of sexual abuse of two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s. The country's highest court quashed an earlier ruling '' a jury and a lower court of appeal.

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