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The Gospel of Jesus Christ is Pro-Culture The Gospel of Jesus Christ is Pro-Culture

From Dan Conway’s The Good Steward, July 2014 We sometime hear it said that the Gospel is countercultural. That’s not exactly correct. The Gospel that we proclaim as disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ is pro-culture. It seeks always to build up human society, to transform human laws, customs and values in accordance with God’s plan for us. So, while the Gospel clearly... » Full post


Stewards of Freedom, Servants of God Stewards of Freedom, Servants of God

From Dan Conway’s The Good Steward, June 2014 Something especially powerful is expressed in the famous saying of St. Thomas More, “I die the king’s faithful servant, but God’s first.” Most of us know the story of St. Thomas’ martyrdom. He was executed because he opposed King Henry VIII’s decision to divorce his wife and, in the process, declare himself head... » Full post


Cardinal Collins Urges Canadian Party Leader to Reverse Policy Banning Pro-Life Candidates 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 for party... » Full post


Attributes of Leadership in the Church (article 1 of 9) 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 the earth; and would that it were already kindled. –... » Full post


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Prayer a stronghold in life, death of Catholic journalist James Foley

Manchester, N.H., Aug 20, 2014 / 07:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Prayer not only served as a source of strength for Catholic journalist James Foley – who was allegedly killed by militant Islamic State fo. […] » Full Post

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Archbishop notes troubling rise of youth unemployment

Washington D.C., Aug 20, 2014 / 02:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Calling for work that honors the dignity of the human person, Archbishop Thomas G. Wenksi of Miami echoed the words of Pope Francis, noting t. […] » Full Post

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Black mass organizers face lawsuit over stolen Host

Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug 20, 2014 / 11:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Organizers of a satanic black mass slated to take place in Oklahoma City next month face a lawsuit on grounds that the consecrated Host. […] » Full Post

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LCWR may not be open to reform, commentator worries

Nashville, Tenn., Aug 20, 2014 / 07:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Actions by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious at its latest annual assembly suggest that it may be closed to the possibility of re. […] » Full Post

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Raiffeisen Posts Surprise Profit Gain

Raiffeisen Bank said falling costs helped lift second-quarter net profit, allowing it to confirm its outlook despite mounting tensions in Russia and Ukraine. » Full Post

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Euro-Zone Business Growth Slows in August

Business activity in the euro zone expanded sluggishly in August, held back by weakening factory output in its two biggest economies. » Full Post

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Market Chilly to Argentine Debt Proposal

Argentina's options are dwindling after its latest proposal to exit default by sidestepping a U.S. court order met with skepticism in financial markets on Wednesday. » Full Post

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CBS Plays Hardball as Affiliate Fees Pile Up

CBS is focusing on increasing its share of the pay-TV fees its affiliates collect. » Full Post

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With Investing, Don't Fall In Love With Your Losers

Every day, individuals make decisions -- some of them little and unimportant, others hugely important and life changing. Over the course of their lives, people make countless decisions about careers,. […] » Full Post

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The Texas Economy Makes Rick Perry a Lefty Target

Anyone trying to harm the governor of one of the most successful states in America might take guidance from one of Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals. One of the rules was "Pick the target, freeze it,. […] » Full Post

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America Has a Retirement Spending Problem

Achieving a secure retirement is a complex endeavor. Working-age households are charged with saving the right amount to enable a similar standard of living in retirement as that enjoyed during their w. […] » Full Post

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Prosperity Won't Cure All Global Ills

What we are witnessing in the spreading turmoil around the world - in Iraq, in Ukraine, in Gaza - is the silent rejection of a central tenet of U.S. post-World War II foreign policy: that global prosp. […] » Full Post

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