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Topic: Cardinal George Pell
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This is not the end of justice for victims of clerical abuse

This is not the end. Other cases will be brought, and serial predators who enjoyed the protection of the church will be unmasked.

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The last lesson from my old teacher, George Pell

One of George Pell's former pupils reflects on the gut feelings he once brushed aside.

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The cardinal and the king

The new Michael Jackson reckoning ought to serve as a lesson against blind faith — and wilful blindness.

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Why an appeal won’t redeem George Pell

Crikey readers discuss the trial and conviction of George Pell.

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Australia reacts to George Pell guilty verdict

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.

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The story of how George Pell was convicted of child sex abuse

Australia's most senior Catholic is going to jail. Here's how we got here.

Impasse as Australia’s Catholic bishops stall fixing a broken organisation

Church leaders are delaying real change in the wake of the royal commission into child abuse, and some senior voices are calling it out.

Pell freezes over

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 Battle for the See of Melbourne

The Australian Church has reflected both egalitarian and authoritarian ideologies in recent times but a change is coming, writes vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.

How two Ballarat schoolboys took on a paedophile Christian Brother

In the dead of night, two schoolboys decided to take on a predator.