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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 tale of Satanists and political maneuvering in Arizona

Phoenix, Ariz., Feb 9, 2016 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Even though the Satanists lost, they won. That's the opinion of Phoenix city councilman Sal Diciccio, a practicing Catholic who was embroiled i. […] » Full Post

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Young, white Americans are addicted to this (and what Catholics should do about it)

Providence, R.I., Feb 9, 2016 / 03:00 am (National Catholic Register).- When recent headlines marked a spike in drug overdoses for white, middle-class Americans, the news saddened but did not surprise. […] » Full Post

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Amid religious freedom concerns, relief over Indiana bill's failure

Indianapolis, Ind., Feb 8, 2016 / 03:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Indiana anti-discrimination bill failed in the state senate because it would have proved disastrous for religious freedom, one legal exp. […] » Full Post

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Is religion good or bad for society? Two experts debate

Boulder, Colo., Feb 6, 2016 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An auditorium on the campus of the University of Colorado bustled with hundreds of people as a crowd of students and non-students alike gathere. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Stocks Bounce Back After Market Selloff; Asia Stumbles

Global stocks staged a partial recovery as investors bought up recently hit banking shares in Europe, while Asian markets continued to fall. » Full Post

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Market News

The Bizarro World of Negative Interest Rates

In many ways, the world has turned upside down. It is not just central banks that have set policy rates below zero, but the entire German curve out through eight years have negative yields. Japan, whi. […] » Full Post

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High Economic Comedy Is Talking Money With Economists

"For the end of economy is not the physical augmentation of goods but always the fullest possible satisfaction of human needs" - Carl Menger, Principles of Economics, p. 190 When we individuals who co. […] » Full Post

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Boys Need Fathers, But Don't Forget the Girls

We have known for some time that children who grow up in single parent-families do not fare as well as those with two parents - especially two biological parents. In recent years, some scholars have a. […] » Full Post

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Every Investment Company Has a 'Recession Rick'

Every investment company that has regular research meetings has one - the office gadfly that constantly challenges the house view on everything ranging from its earnings forecasts to the funds availab. […] » Full Post

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