Pell will face court again next month and then next year for a committal hearing to determine whether it should proceed to a full trial.
Pope Francis, who pledged a "zero tolerance" policy on sex abuse in the church, granted Pell a leave of absence from his Vatican role to defend the charges.
Its report cited multiple failings of institutions and recommended new laws to make it easier to prosecute.
A new study conducted by George Mason University, Indiana University, and Online Buddies, Inc. 7.2% had sex in a hotel or motel, 3.7% in a public space, and 1.6% in a vehicle.
Pope Francis' top financial adviser stands accused of multiple offenses involving multiple complainants, but the exact details of the alleged offenses have been withheld from the public for legal reasons.
“You never sexually assaulted anyone,” Stern asked.
Takei paused, and then said, “hey, boner” before laughing uncomfortably. They came to my home.” Said Stern: “So what do you mean, there’d be some guy who was hesitating to have sex with you and then you gave em a gentle squeeze on the balls or something?
polled 24,787 gay and bisexual men between the ages of 18 and 87 in the US. Younger participants were more likely to have had sex in a vehicle and those over 40 and/or bisexual were more likely to have had sex in a hotel.
The study aimed to "document the sexual behaviors that gay and bisexually identified men report during their most recent male-partnered sexual event and to describe the situational characteristics and participants' evaluation of these events." The majority of the participants were white (84.6%) and identified as gay (85.9%).