The World Is Not Enough April 15, 2013
George Pell might not have a strong record in common sense, but distance from Rome might help him bring a fresh perspective to the Vatican's intractable problems, writes Charles Richardson.
Crikey April 9, 2013 2 Comments
Crikey readers talk George Pell, The Age's paywall and a warning before showing the Opposition Leader in his budgie smugglers.
Crikey March 4, 2013 5 Comments
The Catholic Church has some serious soul-searching to do in the wake of Benedict's resignation to decide its future, writes Vatican-based journalist Desmond O'Grady.
Noel Turnbull December 6, 2012 3 Comments
While George Pell generates plenty of controversy, so far he has yet to meet the levels of Archibishop Daniel Mannix -- the subject of a new biography. There are some interesting parallels with the current crop of Catholics, writes Noel Turnbull.
The Power Index October 4, 2012
If Tony Abbott becomes our next prime minister, as many predict, there's one holy man best placed to whisper into his ear: cardinal George Pell, writes Tom Cowie.
Guy Rundle April 18, 2012 38 Comments
Guy Rundle rerveals how much he enjoyed the Richard Dawkins-George Pell Q&A smackdown.
Crikey October 28, 2011 190 Comments
Leading climate change researchers have launched a scathing attack on a speech delivered this week by Cardinal George Pell, describing it as "dreadful", "utter rubbish" and "flawed"., writes Graham Readfearn.
Crikey January 20, 2010 2 Comments
Is the government backing away from introducing a bill of rights? In the absence of any serious negatives, we should expect a human rights act within this parliamentary term, writes Susan Ryan, chair of the Australian Human Rights Group.
Crikey November 9, 2009 1 Comment
Cardinal George Pell makes friends with climate sceptics, the SMH's new A-group, a conspiracy theory about the Bondi caveman, and is Christopher Pyne eying the leadership?
Crikey July 18, 2008 4 Comments
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