Currents News for Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tags: Currents Cardinal Pell, Immigration, Pope Francis, Service Dog, The Tablet

On the newscast: A new rule would allow immigrant families who cross the border illegally to be held indefinitely; Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing two choirboys in the 1990s. He’s denying those allegations; Pope Francis to the rescue– a hospital boat named for the Holy Father just set sail for the Amazon; And what happened in Ireland 140 years ago today?

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