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The Pell issue is much larger than the man himself

The Pell issue is much larger than the man himself

Crikey readers reckon with the ongoing coverage of George Pell's conviction, ahead of this week's sentencing hearing.

Conservatives’ defence of Pell alienates them from their base

Conservatives’ defence of Pell alienates them from their base

The right commentariat, to their own detriment, have decided to go down swinging with Pell.

On Pell and the dangers of celebrating the justice system

On Pell and the dangers of celebrating the justice system

There’s a real danger in conceding the idea that an arm of the state establishes what did and didn’t actually happen.

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

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.

Cases of clerical abuse sweep Asia

Cases of clerical abuse sweep Asia

In Asia, the culture of denial and silence around sexual abuse by clergy members is finally starting to break.

We’re back to special school funding deals. Thanks Labor.

We’re back to special school funding deals. Thanks Labor.

The government's special deal for the Catholic Church's educational system is bad policy and a waste of money. But it's Labor's fault, not the Coalition's.

The dangers of Australian anti-China rhetoric

The dangers of Australian anti-China rhetoric

Crikey readers share thoughts on how Australian politicians and commentators should approach discussions on China. Plus, overwhelming condemnation for the Catholic Church.

Legislating the confessional: when does the church have to report abuse?

Legislating the confessional: when does the church have to report abuse?

Churches have previously been exempt from having to report their knowledge of child abuse. In the aftermath of the royal commission, what's being done?

Is the Catholic Church beyond redemption?

Is the Catholic Church beyond redemption?

Crikey readers respond to ongoing criticism of the Catholic Church. Plus, what to make of Anthony Albanese?

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

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.