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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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Friendship and from-scratch food served up at Fr. Solanus’ soup kitchen

Detroit, Mich., Nov 18, 2017 / 12:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s a Franciscan custom to give food - even if that’s just a simple sandwich - to anyone who comes to the door hungry. Beloved Capuchin f. […] » Full Post

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Those close to the cause of Fr. Solanus Casey recall a humble, holy friar

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Before a potential saint is beatified, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes. Those promoting the cause of sainthood for a candidate. […] » Full Post

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The quirky Father Solanus: Squeaky violinist, tamer of bees

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- You’ve heard of Jesus’ multiplication of the loaves. But have you heard of Fr. Solanus Casey’s multiplication of the ice cream cones? To. […] » Full Post

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How US Catholics will mark the World Day of the Poor

Washington D.C., Nov 17, 2017 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the first World Day of the Poor approaches on Nov. 19, Catholics in the U.S. aim to amplify their outreach and their prayers for those in. […] » Full Post

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NFL Owners Exchange Fire Over Goodell Contract

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones continued sparring with his NFL partners as the two sides escalated their feud over a proposed contract extension for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. » Full Post

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A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus Carlsen. He Had One Month to Train.

Max Deutsch, a speed learner who conquered back-flips, Hebrew and perfect pitch, is testing the limits of self-improvement. Next up: the world’s greatest chess player. » Full Post

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Trying to Make It a Legitimate 'Science', Economists Achieved the Opposite

It sets up the most interesting conundrum in decades. For a paradigm wholly dependent on rational expectations theory, for Economics to now so publicly chastise and try to degrade the most significant. […] » Full Post

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In the Real World, Perfect Investing Strategies Don't Exist

When it comes to investing, most people are in search of reliable return streams to facilitate lifestyles and legacies they aspire to. And while we are all unique, we have many things in common in the. […] » Full Post

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Europe's Existential Threat to U.S. Capital Markets

Requiring seven years to draft and weighing in (currently) at 1.4 million paragraphs of rules and regulations, Europe’s new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II will affect virtually eve. […] » Full Post

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Dismantling Iron Pipe’s Monopoly Will Benefit Consumers

As outside temperatures fall, we will soon see a predictable rise in the number of iron pipe water main breaks across our nation. The looming water infrastructure debate in Congress will be vital in a. […] » Full Post

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