Australian prosecutor drops a sex charge against Cardinal George Pell after alleged victim dies

Prosecutors on Friday withdrew one of several historical sexual offence charges against Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell before his committal hearing next week.
The 76-year-old, a top adviser to Pope Francis, has taken leave to fight the allegations which relate to incidents that allegedly occurred long ago.
The exact details and nature of the accusations have not been made public, other than they involve “multiple complainants”.
A preliminary hearing at Melbourne…