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cardinal George Pell has returns to court to fight for the appeal of his sexual abuse conviction the former Vatican treasure was convicted to six years in jail in open court last December on charges of sexually abusing two choirboys in the nineteen nineties the conviction may tell the most senior Catholic in the world to be found guilty of child sex offenses and the case is divided Catholics worldwide pills lawyers are arguing his appeal on a number of Graham and if the court rules in his favor the cardinal could be released all face a re trial what is Sonali poll was at the core tells lawyers are appealing this case on three grounds %HESITATION the first is that the jury reached an unreasonable verdict based on all the evidence that was presented and the second is that %HESITATION the judge was wrong to have blocked the defense from showing a video presentation on which they were gonna use in their closing argument but the judge actually said that it was introducing a new piece of evidence and it was looked like a reconstruction of the case %HESITATION rather than %HESITATION just a closing argument John something to bolster the closing argument and the third grounds that they are appealing on is that hell was arraigned or E. actually made his %HESITATION not guilty plea I'm not in the presence of the jury but rather by video link and they said that to a fundamental irregularity hello remains a condom while awaiting the outcome of the appeal and can only be dismissed from the priesthood if he's found guilty under Vatican rules the appeal will continue for a second day on Thursday the ruling could take weeks to be delivered