Cardinal George Pell

This week the Catholic Church is in chaos. And Pope Francis is to blame

13 October 2015 21:40

The Catholic Church is this week in the biggest mess it’s been in since the Second Vatican Council, and Pope…

Cardinal Pell: ‘no possibility’ of liberals getting their way on Communion for divorced and remarried

12 October 2015 18:39

Cardinal George Pell, Prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy, has just issued a statement saying there is ‘no…

Crisis for Pope Francis as top-level cardinals tell him: your synod could lead to the collapse of the church

12 October 2015 12:48

  Update, 3.20pm Monday: As I write this, various cardinals have said they didn’t sign the letter, some of them waiting…

Brave Cardinal Pell challenges Pope Francis’s dogma on climate change

18 July 2015 22:53

‘The Church has got no mandate from the Lord to pronounce on scientific matters.’ In that one sentence, Cardinal Pell…

The Pope and climate change: Francis is slapping his conservative critics in the face

17 June 2015 20:07

Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment comes down firmly on the side of the global warming consensus/lobby (delete according to…

Francis backs Pell’s reforms: centuries of expense-fiddling at the Vatican are brought to an end

3 March 2015 14:06

Phew! I was worried that the smear campaign against Cardinal George Pell mounted by the pigs at the Vatican trough…

The hit job on Cardinal Pell was inevitable: he’s cleaning out the Vatican stables

28 February 2015 13:14

Ever since Cardinal George Pell was appointed by Pope Francis to clean up the Vatican’s finances, I knew a hit…

Cardinal Pell: ‘hundreds of millions of euros’ were hidden away in the Vatican

3 December 2014 15:16

Cardinal George Pell, the Australian prelate charged by Pope Francis with cleaning up the Vatican’s murky finances, has decided to speak bluntly about…

Pope Francis and ‘the Great Division’: the Catholic civil war draws closer

18 November 2014 17:45

In the magazine a couple of weeks ago I asked if we were in the early stages of a Catholic…

Fear and loathing in the Vatican

18 September 2014 23:03

Here is a picture of Cardinal Raymond Burke, whose grand title of Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura is…