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Audience: Wisdom Is Seeing With God’s Eyes Audience: Wisdom Is Seeing With God’s Eyes

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 with knowledge, for wisdom is not born of intelligence, instead... » Full post


The Kindling for the Fire is the Will 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 that leadership is the exercise of the will upon an organization... » Full post


Endless Mercy Endless Mercy

From Dan Conway’s The Good Steward, April 2014 In his first year as Bishop of Rome, Pope Francis repeatedly stressed the boundless mercy of God. None of us is perfect, including the pope who says simply, “I am a sinner.” We Christians are not perfect, by a long shot, but we are forgiven. That’s a reason to rejoice and be glad—especially as we prepare for the great... » Full post


Leadership as Conversion to God’s Will 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 a temporary facility... » Full post


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News of the Church

Knights of Columbus prepares to celebrate papal canonizations

New Haven, Conn., Apr 23, 2014 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Knights of Columbus will sponsor major celebrations of the double canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII in several U.S.. […] » Full Post

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CHA's Sister Carol Keehan Insists Obamacare Bars Federal Dollars for Abortion: Is She Right?

Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2014 / 02:08 pm (National Catholic Register).- Does the Affordable Care Act (ACA) permit federal dollars for elective abortion, in a sharp departure from legislative precedent. […] » Full Post

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Ariz. law to allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics

Phoenix, Ariz., Apr 23, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Arizona governor Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that ended special health inspection rules for abortion clinics, an action proponents s. […] » Full Post

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San Diego bishop recovering after stroke

San Diego, Calif., Apr 21, 2014 / 06:33 pm (CNA).- Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego is “alert and in good spirits” after suffering a stroke on the afternoon of April 16, according to a statement. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Facebook Results Surge on Ad Revenue

The social network displayed new evidence of its advertising momentum, posting a big increase in first-quarter earnings that will give the company more resources to challenge bigger players in the tec. […] » Full Post

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U.S. New-Home Sales Plunge

Sales of newly built homes tumbled in March while prices surged, in the latest indication that the U.S. housing market is struggling to regain traction. » Full Post

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Apple Boosts Buyback, Splits Stock To Reward Investors

Apple, in a nod to restive shareholders, added $30 billion to its stock-buyback plan, raised its dividend about 8% and declared a 7-for-1 stock split, as it reported strong iPhone sales that defied ex. […] » Full Post

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Discount Brokerages See Bounce in Trading

Discount brokers TD Ameritrade and E*Trade Financial reported big jumps in daily trading volume in the first quarter from the same period a year ago. » Full Post

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Market News

A Bad Report Card For a Security-Righteous SEC

Last week, the Government Accountability Office issued a report on information security lapses at the Securities and Exchange Commission. The report, an elaboration on problems identified in GAO's Dec. […] » Full Post

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Piketty and Krugman Admit the Laffer Curve Is Real

Liberal and conservative economists disagree sharply over the extent to which a lower marginal tax rate motivates talented workers to take the risks and suffer the consequences necessary to earn more. […] » Full Post

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The Systematic Errors In Thomas Piketty's New Book

Professor Thomas Piketty of the Paris School of Economics has come to America to tell us that many of our problems could be solved with higher taxes on wealth and an increase in the minimum wage. Sund. […] » Full Post

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Deficits Bother You? The Real Problem Is Inept Governance

For about a decade now, budget hawks have been warning that the federal budget is fundamentally out of balance. Spending on entitlements and interest payments on the federal debt will grow more rapidl. […] » Full Post

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