George Pell: Modern crucifixion to jail cardinal, former PM Tony Abbott says

Nadine Morton
Updated January 11 2023 - 12:57pm, first published 12:00pm

Cardinal George Pell's jail time was a "modern form of crucifixion" and he should become a saint, conservative former Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at

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