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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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George Goes to Rio (Or: It’s GOOD to be the Cardinal!!)

Previous posts have covered Australia Cardinal George Pell’s penchant for the finer things of life, such as his palatial $30 million Roman holiday home, “Domus Australia”. This appears to be in conflict with the new guy in the Vatican who … Continue reading

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