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The Pelican Group Announces Name Change and Expanded Services The Pelican Group Announces Name Change and Expanded Services

The Pelican Group – August 31, 2015 BRADENTON, FL – AUGUST 31, 2015 – John M. Whelan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Pelican Group (formerly known as O’Meara, Ferguson, Whelan, and Conway, Inc.) announced Monday the adoption of the Company’s new name, The Pelican Group, along with the elevation of Mrs. Sharon Kucia, the Company’s current... » Full post


Putting Planned Parenthood’s “Only 3%” Claim In Proper, Moral Context Putting Planned Parenthood’s “Only 3%” Claim In Proper, Moral Context

The Catholic World Report – August 25, 2015 Americans love to place moral matters in the realm of equations and numbers because it instantly turns everything into flat percentages and lifeless digits I rarely watch “The O’Reilly Factor” (which too often comes off as an hour-long infomercial for books titled Killing So-and-So), but I just caught a... » Full post


Pope Francis on the Divorced and Remarried: 10 Things to Know and Share Pope Francis on the Divorced and Remarried: 10 Things to Know and Share

National Catholic Register – August 5, 2015 Pope Francis recently gave a general audience in which he discussed the situation of those who have divorced and remarried without an annulment. His remarks are particularly significant in light of the upcoming Synod on the Family and the proposals to give Holy Communion to those in this situation. They also attracted attention... » Full post


Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

USCCB – June 26, 2015 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops... » Full post


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News of the Church

Court rejects Washington archdiocese's Advent metro ad

Washington D.C., Dec 11, 2017 / 11:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal court has denied relief to the Archdiocese of Washington, in its request for an injunction that would have allowed it to run metro. […] » Full Post

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Why 'Silence Breakers' are key in any abuse crisis

Denver, Colo., Dec 10, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- This week, TIME Magazine announced a group of women and men as their collective Person of the Year. What do these people have in common? They a. […] » Full Post

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US bishops call for solidarity with migrants on Our Lady of Guadalupe's feast day

Washington D.C., Dec 9, 2017 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops are encouraging Catholics to observe the upcoming Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe as a day of solidarity with immigrants. In t. […] » Full Post

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'Crown Jewel' of nation's basilica blessed in DC

Washington D.C., Dec 8, 2017 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With the blessing of its final mosaic, America’s Basilica – The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. – is fi. […] » Full Post

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Business News

The Future Is Bumpy: High-Tech Hedge Fund Hits Limits of Robot Stock Picking

Voleon is among funds deploying machine learning, a technology in which computers develop trading strategies. It’s harder than it sounds, given that markets are noisy and clients often want a better. […] » Full Post

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Market News

Should Tax Reform Dictate What Stocks Investors Sell?

Few American values rank higher than self-determination and the freedom of citizens to make their own choices. Proud individualism has been part of our countrys DNA since its founding. The tax reform. […] » Full Post

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The Jobs' Surge Exposes 'Trade Deficit' Handwringing As Mindless

So much for the notion that higher trade deficits lead to higher unemployment levels. Last month, the U.S. economy created over 220,000 jobs. Meanwhile, the countrys trade deficit widened, on track to. […] » Full Post

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Top EU Economic Powers Warn US About Tax Plans

BRUSSELS (AP) The European Unions top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could violate some of its international obligations and risks having a major distortive. […] » Full Post

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Bitcoin Futures Rise as Virtual Currency Hits Major Exchange

CHICAGO (AP) The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The futures contract that expires. […] » Full Post

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