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Australia’s Cardinal Mindszenty

Our greatest churchman laid to rest

18 January 2023

10:00 PM

18 January 2023

10:00 PM

How did George Cardinal Pell, Prince of the Church, become a persecuted political prisoner, Australia’s Cardinal Mindszenty?

When the internationally esteemed Cardinal is finally laid to rest in Sydney’s great Basilica, it will be in the crypt already honoured with a bust of the persecuted Hungarian Prince-Primate.

Meanwhile, how were certain police, politicians, lawyers, journalists and even judges, so successful in suspending core Australian values and institutions, especially, the presumption of innocence, the burden and standard of proof and thus, the rule of law?

Why were the police allowed to pressure the jury by parading him into court daily through baying mobs, as...

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