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Cardinal George Pell. | Matthew Rarey/CNA

Church in Australia Reacts with "shock," Sadness at News of Cardinal Pell’s Death

Jan 10, 2023

The Catholic Church in Australia reacted with surprise and sadness at the news of the death of Cardinal George Pell, with one former prime minister saying the country had “lost a great son and the Church has lost a great leader.”

Cardinal George Pell gives an interview to EWTN News in Rome, Italy, on Dec. 9, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

BREAKING: Australian Cardinal George Pell Dies at 81

Jan 10, 2023

Cardinal George Pell, prefect emeritus of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy, died on Tuesday at the age of 81.

Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral in Broome, Australia.

Vatican Opens Canonical Investigation into Australian Bishop

Sep 26, 2022

The Vatican has appointed Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, to oversee an investigation into the former bishop of Broome, Christopher Saunders.