Michael Sainsbury May 23, 2017 6 Comments
Cardinal George Pell shaped an entire generation of the Australian Catholic Church. But his influence, and that of priests like him, is waning, as Pope Francis embarks on a radical overhaul of the Vatican and ecclesiastical appointments.
Crikey May 18, 2017 3 Comments
The Australian Church has reflected both egalitarian and authoritarian ideologies in recent times but a change is coming, writes vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.
Dan Wood March 3, 2016 5 Comments
In the dead of night, two schoolboys decided to take on a predator.
Crikey March 3, 2016 5 Comments
Be careful of kicking George Pell, the associate editor of The Boston Globe warns.
Crikey March 1, 2016 15 Comments
Why is George Pell giving his testimony in the Vatican instead of Australia? Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson says there is always a reason.
Crikey May 25, 2015 3 Comments
Bernardi scores an apology. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
Matthew Knott June 21, 2013 29 Comments
With a royal commission into child sex abuse starting work, the Catholic Church faces a tough task in PR and communications. Experts agree the Church has not handled the challenge well -- but is a seachange taking place?
Crikey November 15, 2012 3 Comments
Crikey readers weigh in on the issues of the day.
Amber Jamieson May 8, 2012 31 Comments
Cardinal George Pell's lawyers pursued legal action against Twitter after comedian Catherine Deveny tweeted a photo which Pell's lawyers say "conveys ... seriously defamatory imputations".
Crikey April 19, 2012 1 Comment
Crikey readers have their say.