George Pell

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Birthday
8, 1941
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1941 (age 79)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Australian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who, in 2001, was installed as the Archbishop of Sydney.

Before Fame

He began his priestly studies at Corpus Christi College in 1960.

Trivia

He criticized Pope Benedict XVI's decision to retire, reasoning that it would set a problematic precedent.

Family Life

His father was heavyweight boxing champion George Arthur.

Associated With

He was elevated to the cardinalate in 2003 by Pope John Paul II.