Tag: Cardinal George Pell

Pope Francis Should Resign for the Good of the Church

Commentary On Dec. 13, 2021, Jimmy Lai, the founder of one of Hong Kong’s most popular newspapers, Apple Daily, was sentenced to 13 months in jail for participating in a vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen massacre in Beijing. Yet, while his imprisonment sparked condemnation around the world, in one place, it elicited only silence: the Vatican….

Australian Media Plead Guilty in George Pell Contempt Trial

The latest episode in the Cardinal George Pell saga has ended abruptly, after some of Australia’s largest media outlets pleaded guilty to breaching a 2018 suppression order while covering Pell’s now quashed child sex abuse conviction. Victoria’s public prosecutor initially charged 12 media outlets (including News Corp and Fairfax Media, which is now Nine Entertainment),…