Crikey June 30, 2017 6 Comments
It is a rare, if ever, event for a cardinal to be charged with a criminal offence, writes Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.
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.
Myriam Robin October 27, 2016
It took 10 months to put together a story about sexual abuse allegations against George Pell, but this week police questioned the Cardinal in Rome.
Josh Taylor August 19, 2016 12 Comments
Children were being encouraged to form "special friendships" and share secrets with adults in a religious education program in Queensland.
Crikey June 24, 2016 1 Comment
Paedophile priest John Joseph Farrell wrote a masters thesis on another paeodphile priest, who served the same diocese. And two bishops helped him write it, writes freelance writer Kate Doak.
Crikey March 7, 2016 8 Comments
The question that many are now asking is this: Where are you going, Cardinal Pell? Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson explores four options and makes his predictions.
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.
Josh Taylor September 4, 2015 3 Comments
Geelong Grammar has been dealing with allegations of child abuse in a proactive way, asking former students to address the royal commission.