Cardinal George Pell

Thumbnail cardinal george pell Abuse charges against Cardinal Pell not good news for Vatican financial reform

In the wake of news that police in the Australian state of Victoria have filed criminal charges of sexual abuse against Cardinal George Pell, many...

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Thumbnail priest collar credit lisa f young via wwwshutterstockcom cna Australian bishops apologize for Church's failure in sex abuse crisis

Sydney, Australia, Feb 6, 2017 / 10:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Days before Australia’s Royal Commission on institutional sex abuse begins their final...

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Thumbnail credit pleuntje via flickr cc by sa 20 cna Australian bishops oppose forcing priests to reveal details of confession

The bishops of Australia have indicated that they will resist the Royal Commission's proposal that priests be legally obligated to disclose details...

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Thumbnail cardinal george pell of sydney australia speaks to cna oct 25 in rome credit alan holdren cna 2 19 16 1 Australian police charge top Vatican official with sexual abuse

Vatican City, Jun 28, 2017 / 07:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After years of fighting allegations of sexual abuse and negligence in handling abuse cases,...

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Thumbnail cardinal george pell 7 meets with child abuse victims at the hotel quirinale in rome italy on march 3 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna 3 3 16 1 Cardinal Pell shares emotional meeting with abuse survivors

Cardinal George Pell and a dozen survivors of clerical sex abuse met in Rome on Thursday, where they shared an emotional encounter and drafted a...

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Thumbnail pope francis signs a cricket bat delivered by cardinal george pell in vatican city on oct 29 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 10 29 15 Cardinal Pell's office dismisses attacks as opposition to reform

Vatican City, Jan 17, 2017 / 12:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In reaction to a new book claiming that Pope Francis has in fact done little to combat...

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Thumbnail cardinal george pell prefect of the secretariat for the economy outside romes hotel quirinale march 3 2016 after meeting with sex abuse survivors credit alexey gotovskiy cna Cardinal Pell will plead not guilty to abuse charges in Australia

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2017 / 03:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a brief hearing in a court in Melbourne Wednesday morning, Cardinal George Pell said he...

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Rome, Italy, Mar 16, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This week Cardinal George Pell sat down with some 20 students from Harvard visiting Rome,...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna Council of Cardinals says more youth, women needed in Roman Curia

One of the key talking points in the latest round of meetings for the Pope's Council of Cardinals was the selection of personnel in the Roman...

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Thumbnail sydney australia credit unsplash cna In fight against sex abuse, Australian archbishop sees progress, challenges

Amid ongoing controversy surrounding clerical sex abuse in Australia, one of the country's archbishops believes the local Churches are making...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna In latest meetings, cardinal advisors continue forward with reform

Vatican City, Jun 14, 2017 / 06:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and the Council of Cardinals held their 20th round of meetings in Rome this...

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Thumbnail cardinal george pell 11 meets with child abuse victims at the hotel quirinale in rome italy on march 3 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna 3 3 16 Let's not rush to judge Cardinal Pell, Pope Francis says

Aboard the papal plane, Jul 31, 2016 / 03:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In response to news that Australian authorities are investigating multiple...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna Mission, synodality key themes in latest round of cardinal meetings

Vatican City, Dec 14, 2016 / 07:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals met for the 17th time this week, with synodality and the...

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Thumbnail mother angelica 5 credit ewtn cna 2 4 16 1 The Vatican remembers the 'unconventionally angelic' Mother Angelica

After the death of Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, on Easter Sunday, many in and around the Vatican praised the bold nun’s courageous witness at...

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