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Tag archives: George Pell

WYD: Sydney converted, it’s time to rein-in Spain

Crikey July 17, 2008 19 Comments

It's not all txt and gospel rap. Scratch the surface of World Youth Day and you find a profound conservatism, writes Nicholas Pickard.

Cardinal Pell’s (white) baby push is environmental madness

Crikey July 15, 2008 11 Comments

Cardinal George Pell’s claim that “no Western country is producing enough babies to keep the population stable” is a pure flight of fancy, writes Charles Berger, Director of Strategic Ideas at ACF.

Spin watch: Pell’s poor PR performance

Crikey July 11, 2008 24 Comments

Cardinal George Pell has made four errors in handling the current sex abuse controversy. The first three are dumb, the fourth is potentially devastating, writes Trevor Cook.

Catholics, s-x and other major events

Bernard Keane July 7, 2008 8 Comments

The World Youth Day is merely one more symptom of the obsession with "major events", another function of modern politics, writes Bernard Keane.

What’s so wrong with a judiciary dealing with rights?

Crikey April 30, 2008 5 Comments

Unelected judges constitute only the most obvious way by which we give effect to Plato’s idea of the “philosopher monarch”, writes barrister Stephen Keim.

Cardinal Pell throws thank you bash for Howard

Crikey April 24, 2008 10 Comments

Cardinal George Pell, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, held a "thank you" dinner for former Prime Minister John Howard at his official residence at Cathedral House last night, reports Alex Mitchell.