Pell has been acquitted on the basis that the conviction was not beyond reasonable doubt. He, however, has not been found 'innocent', the Crown was found by the High Court to have not made its case at a high enough standard. It will be interesting to see the redacted evidence from the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse when it gets tabled, as it will be. Pell may have no where to hide then, particularly about how he protected other 'pedophiles' (interesting wor