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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

Want Catholics back in church? Reflect Jesus, Denver's new bishop says

Denver, Colo., Aug 25, 2016 / 03:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Jorge Rodriguez, the next auxiliary bishop of Denver, believes there is a way to help lapsed Catholics return to church. “Sometimes we. […] » Full Post

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Two nuns found murdered at their home in Mississippi

Jackson, Miss., Aug 25, 2016 / 03:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two religious sisters were found murdered in their Mississippi home today, according to police. The sisters, both nurse practitioners, were sc. […] » Full Post

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St. Louis priest falsely accused by anti-sex abuse group

St. Louis, Mo., Aug 25, 2016 / 10:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A group for clergy sex abuse victims made false statements “negligently and with reckless disregard for the truth” against a St. Louis pri. […] » Full Post

Source: CNA Daily News - US |

Why Catholics should be alarmed about the rise of the religious 'nones'

Washington D.C., Aug 25, 2016 / 09:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With so many saying they have abandoned their childhood faith because of science, the Church in the United States has an urgent mission to en. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Mylan's EpiPen Price Increases Highlight Its Grip on the Market

The ability of Mylan to raise EpiPen’s list price by nearly 550% over the past eight years underscores the pricing power drug companies enjoy for iconic brands facing little competition. » Full Post

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Market News

Sell Your Stocks In September, or Get Dismembered?

I issued a warning recently about the market's direction in autumn, writing: "Nearly to a soul (with the exception of the perma-bull cabal), my bearish, neutral and mildly bullish friends are all frus. […] » Full Post

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The Comeback of Middle Wage Jobs

One of the economy's bright spots is the job market - and it may be even brighter than it seems. Not only are there more jobs (1.3 million so far in 2016), but they may be better-paying, according to. […] » Full Post

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Jeremy Warner Blames the Euro Like Kim Jong-Un Blames the Foot

"Money, as money, satisfies no want; it's worth to any one, consists in its being a convenient shape in which to receive his incomings of all sorts." - John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Econom. […] » Full Post

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There's No Recovery for Central Bankers to Create

It is sort of ironic that the last real vestiges of hard money in the United States were silver certificates. Gold had been confiscated and effectively demonetized in the 1930's, but silver survived a. […] » Full Post

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