Tag Archives: Card. Pell

The name of the next Prefect for Bishops is not yet chiseled in stone

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli comes some chatter about the next Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.  Will it be Card. Pell of Sydney or not?
It seems that things had progressed far enough that Card. Pell had been assigned an … Continue reading

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Card. Pell: In praying to the Omnipotent God we mustn’t “talk in the same way we do at a barbecue”

UPDATE 1 June 0455 GMT:
I have learned that the reporter did not get it wrong.  There are indeed bound copies of the new translation of the Roman Missal with gilt-edged pages.   There were presentation copies for the Holy Father and … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s analysis of Mr. Allen’s analysis of Card. Pell going to Rome

My friend John L. Allen Jr., the fair-minded, the nearly ubiquitous, who sadly still writes for the ultra-liberal NRC, analyzes the possibility that the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishops may be Sydney’s George Card. Pell.
Here is the meat … Continue reading

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Will Card. Pell be the next Prefect of the Cong. for Bishops?

The intrepid Italian reporter Anrea Tornielli posted that His Eminence George Card. Pell of Sydney recently had an audience with Pope Benedict and that he is considered by some to be in "poll position" to become Prefect of the Congregation … Continue reading

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