Tag Archives: Card. Pell

Anti-Catholic MSM and their pre-Conclave yellow journalism

I think you can all find examples of how the liberal, anti-Catholic MSM, published or broadcast stories on the eve of the Conclave – stories held back until the eve of the Conclave – to hurt the Church and certain … Continue reading

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Retired Australian Bp. Robinson says he would break Seal of Confession, trashes Card. Pell

This, from UCANEWS make me angry:
Pell does not speak for the whole Church says retired bishop
The retired bishop, Geoffrey Robinson, says he would be prepared to break the seal of confession in order to report sexual abuse.  [?!?]
Bishop Robinson has … Continue reading

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Pell v Dawkins

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Card. Pell: “Young people don’t see the Catholic Church as being inevitably in decline”

Remember the Tumult in Toowoomba?  Bp. Morris, removed from governance of the diocese after years … strange stuff?
From CNA:
Cardinal Pell says Bishop Morris sacking ‘a tragedy’ but also ‘a useful clarification’
By David Kerr
Sydney, Australia, May 28, 2011 / 04:58 pm … Continue reading

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Card. Pell on small-c catholic politicians

From CNA:
Cardinal Pell corrects politicians who claim to be Catholic but vote differently
Sydney, Australia, Jan 5, 2011 / 05:31 am (CNA).- As the country faces intense legislative debate this upcoming year over same-sex “marriage” and euthanasia, Cardinal George Pell of … Continue reading

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Is there a campaign to block Card. Pell’s appointment as Prefect for Bishops?

You can bet even the hint that Australia’s Cardinal Pell might be the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishops made liberal blood run cold.
Lately we have read rumors that Cardinal Pell is ill, that Cardinal Pell did this, that … Continue reading

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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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