Don’t mess with Pell

The reform Francis is getting right

The following is a March 25 story by George Weigel on the Catholic World Report. Shortly after George Pell was named archbishop of Melbourne, he instituted several reforms at the archdiocesan seminary, including daily Mass and the daily celebration of the Liturgy of the Hours, both of which had fallen by the wayside in the preceding years. The seminary faculty, enthusiastic … [Read more...]

Pope Francis’s money man

The following comes from a Feb. 25 story by Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute on Real Clear Religion. A tall, somewhat imposing figure with a lifetime of intellectual achievement, pastoral work, and a forceful engagement in the public square behind him, Cardinal George Pell doesn't fit most people's image of a financial administrator. The 72 year-old ecclesiastic has, … [Read more...]