- Title: Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell
- Author: Louise Milligan
- Published: 2017
- Trivia: #AWW (Australian Women Writers)
- Trivia: Awarded Walkley Book of Year 2017 ( Australian journalism prizes)
- Trivia: Last News! 01 May 2018
- The winner of the 2017 Walkley Book Award is Louise Milligan.
- This her explosive book about…. “Cardinal: The rise and fall of George Pell”.
- Louise Milligan’s book examines Australia’s
- …most senior Catholic through the lens of the child abuse saga
- …which has dogged the Catholic Church.
- She tells how George Pell rose from Ballarat boy to Oxford.
- He rose through the ranks to become the Vatican’s indispensable “treasurer”.
- Louise Milligan is an excellent investigative journalist
- …who has followed the story doggedly
- She pieced together the story with sensitivity and care
- ….from thousands of pages of historical documents
- ….and interviews with hundreds of people.
- The book has had an enormous impact.
- Last thoughts:
- I discovered this book by accident:
- …winner of the Walkley Book of the Year Award 2017
- The investigation is ongoing….
- …Cardinal Pell will appear in court on 05 March 2018.
- This book is groundbreaking
- ….and nerve wracking for the Vatican.
- It is impossible to add anything else to this review.
- My mind is exhausted and I am stunned and speechless
- …about the cover-ups concerning George Pell and child abuse by the
- …Catholic Church.
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