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The Bishop Who Upstaged Pell (Or: My Mansion’s Bigger Than Yours)

Image: German Bishop Tebartz-van Elst Poor George Pell, Australia’s only Catholic Cardinal, has lost his crown for the most opulent residence, “Domus Australia” (see previous posting), to Germany’s Tebartz-van Elst. To add insult to injury, Tebartz-van Elst is a mere … Continue reading

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The Power of T-Shirts (Or: George Pell Is Easily Annoyed)

Image: Many thanks to “JohnB” Cardinal George Pell and Catholic Church in Australia are very sensitive to criticism. They are also very influential in Australian politics, and have not hesitated to use that power. There are two glaring examples of … Continue reading

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Papal Positions on Paedophilia (Or: Over To You, Mate)

Image: Pope Benedict hands over the Vatican’s “Paedo-files” to Pope Francis All three of the last Popes have proclaimed they are against the crimes of their paedophile priests, even if they have tended to see their actions as more of … Continue reading

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