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Pell freezes over

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.

The Battle for the See of Melbourne

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.

How two Ballarat schoolboys took on a paedophile Christian Brother

Dan Wood March 3, 2016 5 Comments

In the dead of night, two schoolboys decided to take on a predator.

Media briefs: Pell the antidote? … Vic gov out of print … star-spangled ranga …

Media briefs: Pell the antidote? … Vic gov out of print … star-spangled ranga …

Crikey March 3, 2016 5 Comments

Be careful of kicking George Pell, the associate editor of The Boston Globe warns.

Cui bono? Home field advantage in the inquisition of George Pell

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.

Media briefs: Apologies galore … <em>USA Today</em> tomorrow? … in the name of love …

Media briefs: Apologies galore … USA Today tomorrow? … in the name of love …

Crikey May 25, 2015 3 Comments

Bernardi scores an apology. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Divine spin: inside the Church PR machine — and why Pell must go

Divine spin: inside the Church PR machine — and why Pell must go

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?

Confessional: priests in the dock?

Crikey November 15, 2012 3 Comments

Crikey readers weigh in on the issues of the day.

Devamation: George Pell pursues legal action over a Deveny tweet

Devamation: George Pell pursues legal action over a Deveny tweet

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".

Breivik and the dangers lurking in extremist views

Crikey April 19, 2012 1 Comment

Crikey readers have their say.