One of George Pell's former pupils reflects on the gut feelings he once brushed aside.
The new Michael Jackson reckoning ought to serve as a lesson against blind faith — and wilful blindness.
Good morning, early birds. Stories about Cardinal George Pell have swept the nation following a guilty verdict for historic child sexual abuse, and staff of beleaguered security contractor Paladin have gone on strike on Manus Island. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Australia's most senior Catholic is going to jail. Here's how we got here.
Church leaders are delaying real change in the wake of the royal commission into child abuse, and some senior voices are calling it out.
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 Australian Church has reflected both egalitarian and authoritarian ideologies in recent times but a change is coming, writes vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.
In the dead of night, two schoolboys decided to take on a predator.