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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

A priest and his love for Syrian refugees

Los Angeles, Calif., Sep 27, 2016 / 03:11 am (CNA).- The needs of Father David Bedrossian’s parish are unique. While many priests grapple with budgetary concerns and a desire to fill pews, Father Be. […] » Full Post

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Our elders are lonely – do we care?

Denver, Colo., Sep 25, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It was August in Rome, the dog days of summer, and most people had left the Eternal City for the beach or another summer holiday destination. I. […] » Full Post

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Who's behind the mysterious Eye of the Tiber?

Denver, Colo., Sep 25, 2016 / 03:45 am (CNA).- If you’re a Catholic on Facebook, or the internet in general, chances are SC Naoum has made you laugh. Or he’s made you angry. If he’s done his job. […] » Full Post

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Archbishop Gomez: It's time to end the death penalty

Los Angeles, Calif., Sep 24, 2016 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Californians should vote for Proposition 62, a ballot measure to end the death penalty, the Archbishop of Los Angeles has said in a refle. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Sheryl Sandberg: Women Are Leaning In---but They Face Pushback

Companies can start to overcome that by setting goals and measuring progress, the Lean In founder writes—and by encouraging women to keep negotiating. » Full Post

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Markets Score Debate for Clinton

Stocks recovered, the Mexican peso soared and haven assets retreated as investors reacted to a debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. » Full Post

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Market News

Should the Fed's Discretion Be Constrained by Rules?

The Federal Reserve is the most second-guessed agency in the government. Congress regularly calls on the Fed Chairperson to explain its actions and part of Wall Street is always blaming the Fed for so. […] » Full Post

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An Economy Reliant on Janet Yellen Surely Isn't Worth Saving

Last week the Federal Reserve postponed any increase in the target interest (Fed funds) rate at which member banks lend to one another until at least December. Fed Chairman Janet Yellen's vague reason. […] » Full Post

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Negative Rates Aren't Working. Why Do Central Banks Persist?

Monetary policies in Europe and Japan have produced trillions of dollars of bonds with negative nominal interest rates in the hope of stimulating economic growth. Indeed the Bank of Japan's recent pol. […] » Full Post

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Low Gender-Pay Complaints Are An Admission of Subpar Talent

"Yeah, you're a genius, everyone knows it, a goddamn genius, but that's why you failed as a head coach - that's why you'll never be a head coach ... some genius." Those were the words of head NFL coac. […] » Full Post

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