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Pell’s Pyrrhic Victory

Pell became a public target onto which a deep well of private resentment—much of which was wholly irrelevant to his own conduct—could be directed when the opportunity arose.

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Pell’s Pyrrhic Victory
Australian Cardinal George Pell is escorted into the Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne on June 6, 2019. Asanka Brendon Ratnayake /AFP via Getty Images.

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