Putting Planned Parenthood’s “Only 3%” Claim In Proper, Moral Context

August 25, 2015 by  
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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 […]

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Pope Francis on the Divorced and Remarried: 10 Things to Know and Share

August 5, 2015 by  
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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 […]

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Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

June 26, 2015 by  
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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 […]

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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, […]

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Cardinal Collins Urges Canadian Party Leader to Reverse Policy Banning Pro-Life Candidates

Archdiocese of Toronto – May 14, 2014 Cardinal Thomas Collins, Toronto’s Roman Catholic archbishop, is asking Canadian federal Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau to rethink his decision to exclude candidates opposed to abortion rights from his party in the next election. In a letter released on Wednesday, Cardinal Collins said said he understands the need […]

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Attributes of Leadership in the Church (article 1 of 9)

National Catholic Register – By: Patrick O’Meara and Patrick J. McCloskey – April 29, 2014 This is Part I in a series of nine articles by Patrick O’Meara and Patrick J. McCloskey on the topic of Leadership in the Church. A more in-depth version of this articleis available here. I came to cast fire upon […]

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Audience: Wisdom Is Seeing With God’s Eyes

April 9, 2014 by  
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Vatican Radio – April 9, 2014 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis embarked on a new cycle of catechesis this Wednesday, dedicated to the gifts of the Holy Spirit. This week the Holy Father spoke to the tens of thousands present in St Peter’s Square about the gift of wisdom. He warned them not to confuse wisdom […]

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The Kindling for the Fire is the Will

Tertium Quid – Vol. 4, Issue 1 – By: Patrick O’Meara and Patrick J. McCloskey – March 31, 2014 (printable version) A Discussion of the Attributes of Leadership in the Church I came to cast fire upon the earth; and would that it were already kindled. – Luke 12:49 In the business world, the idea […]

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Leadership as Conversion to God’s Will

Tertium Quid – Vol. 4, Issue 1 – By: Patrick O’Meara and Patrick J. McCloskey – March 31, 2014 (printable version) An Interview with Mike Dewan, President Emeritus of the St. Catherine of Siena Academy Foundation, Wixom, MI In 2010, the impossible happened. St. Catherine of Siena Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school, opened in […]

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Religious Freedom, Life, Conscientious Objection, and Human Trafficking

March 27, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – March 27, 2014 Vatican City, 27 March 2014 (VIS) – This morning Barack H. Obama, president of the United States of America, was received in audience by Pope Francis, after which he met with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States. During the […]

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