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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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The dangers of spiritualizing your psychological problems

Denver, Colo., Jul 1, 2016 / 03:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Maria had been struggling with some depressive and anxious thoughts for a while, although at the time, she didn’t recognize them as such. Prob. […] » Full Post

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'Forced to endure hell' – A severe new report on human trafficking

Washington D.C., Jun 30, 2016 / 05:36 pm (CNA).- The U.S. government released its annual human trafficking report Thursday, drawing praise but also some criticism for allegedly giving some offending c. […] » Full Post

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L.A. archdiocese launches Angelus News in a missionary spirit

Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 30, 2016 / 09:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Los Angeles archdiocese is set to launch a new media platform called Angelus News, and it looks to California’s sainted missionary. […] » Full Post

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ACLU targets grants for pro-life groups that aid migrants

San Francisco, Calif., Jun 30, 2016 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics and other groups that receive grants to care for immigrants are in the sights of the American Civil Liberties Union, which ha. […] » Full Post

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Global Stocks Steady

Global stocks were steady at the start of the third quarter amid hopes that central banks would remain supportive following the U.K.’s vote to exit the European Union. » Full Post

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U.K. Can't Bank on EU's Rationality in Talks

In a reasonable world, the EU would react to ‘Brexit’ by seeking the closest economic relationship possible with the U.K., but there are factors suggesting this outcome shouldn’t be taken for gr. […] » Full Post

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Market News

Populism Is Clouding Europe's Future

These are confusing times in both the United States and Europe. The forthcoming U.S. presidential election has two unpopular (according to the polls) candidates running against each other. One is view. […] » Full Post

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Why I'm So Aggressively Shorting Bonds

"I think there are gonna be history books written about this period that rational people will read at some point, [and] they are gonna ask this question of economic historians with complete bewilderme. […] » Full Post

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Donald Trump Is Either Amazingly Dishonest or Incredibly Ignorant

Whether true or not, it's accepted wisdom that presidential candidates play to the passions of their Party bases in the primaries only to moderate their views with the general election in mind. If so,. […] » Full Post

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Lehman Wasn't a Crisis, But Too Big To Fail Was

Drafts of a thoroughgoing reform of Dodd-Frank, prepared by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, are now circulating in Washington and drawing the predictable attacks from the a. […] » Full Post

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