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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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News of the Church

In South Carolina, unborn babies' pain drives latest pro-life bill

Charleston, S.C., May 25, 2016 / 12:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- South Carolina has moved closer to stronger legal restrictions against abortion, with a bill to ban most abortions after 19 weeks, due to ev. […] » Full Post

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Supreme Court sends more mandate cases back to lower circuits

Washington D.C., May 24, 2016 / 05:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After sending the Little Sisters’ HHS mandate case back to the circuit courts on May 16, the Supreme Court voided two more mandate cases wi. […] » Full Post

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Was it a mistake to lift the arms embargo against Vietnam?

Washington D.C., May 23, 2016 / 04:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.S. lifted its decades-long arms embargo with Vietnam during President Barack Obama’s visit there, human rights advocates argued th. […] » Full Post

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What to say to Trump? Conservative Christian leaders want a conversation.

Washington D.C., May 23, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Evangelical and socially conservative leaders are planning a meeting with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to discuss. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Coming to a Bar Near You: The Domesticated Bouncer

To avoid injuries and lawsuits, doormen (and women) are going to etiquette school to learn the finer points of conflict resolution, such as reasoning with drunks. » Full Post

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Taliban Names Maulavi Haibatullah as New Leader

The Taliban appointed religious council chief Maulavi Haibatullah its new leader following the death of its former head in a U.S. drone strike last week. » Full Post

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Market News

The Obnoxious Fallacy of Mandated Prosperity

Obama's overtime end-run is the latest example of the fallacy of attempting to mandate prosperity. This labor rule mimics so many other administration initiatives that seek to unilaterally impose its. […] » Full Post

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Talk of the Yuan Replacing the Dollar Has Quieted

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that minutes of a meeting in China two months ago reveal that officials there have abandoned their commitment to give market forces greater sway in setting the yua. […] » Full Post

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Will Trump and Obama Rescue U.S. Companies From American Competition?

San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Lyft recently announced that it will reduce fares for passengers in New York City by 50 percent for all non-weekend rides. To finance its rock bottom prices, L. […] » Full Post

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The Next Stage of Obamacare Reform

Health reform (aka Obamacare) is entering a new stage. The recent announcement by United Health Care that it will stop selling insurance to individuals and families through most health insurance excha. […] » Full Post

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