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Pell-mell: what Australia’s cardinal will really bring to the Vatican

Crikey February 28, 2014 8 Comments

Fr Michael Kelly, an Australian Jesuit living in Bangkok and executive director of the Union of Catholic Asian News, responds to Crikey's article on George Pell's new position yesterday.

A ‘faithful and wise’ 2IC: George Pell now rules the Catholic world

A ‘faithful and wise’ 2IC: George Pell now rules the Catholic world

Crikey February 27, 2014 15 Comments

Australian Cardinal George Pell is among the three most powerful people in the Catholic world. Could Pope be next? Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson examines the new power structures in Rome.

Media briefs: Mitchell nails it … Hockey misquoted? … exclusive watch …

Media briefs: Mitchell nails it … Hockey misquoted? … exclusive watch …

Crikey February 25, 2014 10 Comments

Chris Mitchell to Paul Barry: I'll nail you ... Hockey cries misquoted -- you be the judge ... New Zealand Herald columnist attacks Charlotte Dawson ...

Hunt the dud (but we’re wrong on Abbott)

Crikey December 17, 2013 2 Comments

Crikey readers talk the least effective minister in the Abbott government, George Pell and what the hell is wrong with Crikey.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey December 16, 2013 1 Comment

George Pell naps at Mandela service? ... Brindabella Airlines chiefs celebrate Xmas ... press gallery movements and committee vote ...

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: Pope opens arms to ‘economic migrants’

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: Pope opens arms to ‘economic migrants’

Richard Farmer July 11, 2013 1 Comment

Despite all the talk about giving the power to the ordinary party members as part of the great Rudd reforms, Labor yesterday decided to let the federal executive make all or any of the difficult pre-selection decisions.

Pollies collect perks while working-class women struggle

Crikey June 26, 2013 3 Comments

Crikey readers talk Edward Snowden, the Newstart Allowance and why the heck anyone is going to vote for an Abbott government.

Towards confrontation: future of Catholic abuse protocols in doubt

Towards confrontation: future of Catholic abuse protocols in doubt

Matthew Knott June 20, 2013 4 Comments

Will the Catholic Church's controversial protocols for dealing with sexual abuse claims survive a royal commission? The man in charge of the Church's response says he expects a new, more independent system.

iSentia index: PM had the running over Ford, ASIO

iSentia index: PM had the running over Ford, ASIO

John Chalmers May 29, 2013

With all the bad news around this week, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott did what he was supposed to and kept his mouth shut.

Jesus v Pell: what the Catholic founder said about child abuse

Jesus v Pell: what the Catholic founder said about child abuse

Crikey May 27, 2013

Jesus had a lot to say about child abuse. Does it contradict what Cardinal George Pell now says in his name? As Pell gives evidence at a parliamentary inquiry today, Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson sets up a mock TV debate ...