Essay

A Certain Disease of the Law

August 23, 2019 Dr. Douglas Farrow 50

Witness of truth In the matter of George Pell v. The Queen, “Justice Maxwell and I accepted the prosecution’s submission that the complainant was a compelling witness, was clearly not a liar, was not a […]

Features

Falsely, Matilda

August 22, 2019 George Weigel 100

Was it mere coincidence, or perhaps Providence, that Catholics around the world read Psalm 94 at Midday Prayer on August 21, hours after an appellate panel of three judges announced a 2-1 decision rejecting Cardinal […]

The Dispatch

A tale of two Georges

March 20, 2019 George Weigel 12

When a pope is elected, the cardinals who have just chosen him make their way to the Hall of Benedictions atop the narthex of St. Peter’s Basilica. It’s a challenging journey for some: In 2005, […]

Analysis

The Holy See and Cardinal Pell

March 13, 2019 George Weigel 59

Cardinal George Pell’s December 2018 conviction on charges of “historic sexual abuse” was a travesty of justice, thanks in part to a public atmosphere of hysterical anti-Catholicism — a fetid climate that had a devastating […]