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Australian Cardinal George Pell looks on as he makes a statement at the Holy See Press Office in Vatican City on June 29, after being charged with historical sex offenses. Pell has since returned to Australia to face the charges, which he denies. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Aerial view of the Heart Reef, part of the Great Barrier Reef Arterra/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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While Corals Die Along The Great Barrier Reef, Humans Struggle To Adjust

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Police in the Australian state of Victoria have announced sexual abuse charges against Cardinal George Pell, the pope's finance chief. At the Vatican on Thursday, Pell said he would return to Australia to fight the charges. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell of Australia has been charged by police in the state of Victoria with sexual assault. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cows graze near Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia. China has replaced the United States as the second-largest foreign owner of agricultural land in Australia. (The UK is No. 1.) Auscape/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Is China Snatching Up Australian Farmland?

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Explorers Probing Deep Sea Abyss Off Australia's Coast Find Living Wonders

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Australian soccer players (in yellow) observe a moment of silence for the victims of last week's London attacks prior to a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia's national team on Thursday in Australia. Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images hide caption

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"I have been ordered to say that Lord Bigglesworth believes he was put on this earth to be decorative and be worshipped by his human slaves," writes Gina Brett of Cat People of Melbourne. Rachel Nagy/Courtesy of Cat People of Melbourne hide caption

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The 12-year-old boy who Australian police say drove some 800 miles solo likely traveled down roads like this one near the remote town of Broken Hill in New South Wales. Rob Griffith/AP hide caption

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