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Calls for Australia's top Catholic to resign over sex abuse

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Victims of child sex abuse by Catholic clergy in Australia and their supporters on Tuesday called for the resignation of the church's top ranking cardinal, saying they were unimpressed with his apology. 

Sydney Archbishop Cardinal George Pell holds a document during a press conference in Sydney on November 13, 2012. Victims of child sex abuse by Catholic clergy in Australia and their supporters on Tuesday have called for Pell's resignation, saying they were unimpressed with his apology.

Sydney Archbishop Cardinal George Pell on Monday appeared at a Victorian state government inquiry into the criminal abuse of children, admitting to cover-ups by a predecessor and saying he was "absolutely sorry".

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