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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

Many states still execute inmates with severe mental illnesses

Washington D.C., Dec 10, 2016 / 04:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 10 years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in two separate cases that the death penalty is unconstitutional when applied to juveniles or. […] » Full Post

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Bishop Conley reassures clergy over 'Amoris laetitia'

Lincoln, Neb., Dec 9, 2016 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Clarity and renewal can be the fruit of disputes and disagreements, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln said to his priests on Monday, reassuring the. […] » Full Post

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Texas law will make it easier to retrieve miscarried babies for burial

Austin, Texas, Dec 9, 2016 / 11:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A regulation in Texas going into effect this month gives mothers and families the right to know about their child’s burial, and gives unborn b. […] » Full Post

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Sofia Vergara is being sued by her own frozen embryos

New York City, N.Y., Dec 9, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA).- Emma and Isabella are suing their mother, Sofia Vergara, according to court documents obtained by the New York Post. Emma and Isabella are Vergara. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Turkey's Autocratic Turn

President Erdogan’s harsh crackdown is moving a democratic Muslim ally toward Middle Eastern autocracy. » Full Post

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Market News

Why Not 100-Year Treasury Bonds?

If President-elect Donald Trump's economic growth plan -- slashing business and personal marginal tax rates and rolling back costly business regulations -- is achieved next year, the economy could bre. […] » Full Post

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Remembering a Cuban Immigrant Whom Castro Sadly Outlived

We're here to remember Art, and to celebrate his remarkable life, and I'm honored to have been asked by Maria to share some of my own memories with all of you. Art was my close friend for more than 30. […] » Full Post

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In 2016, Central Banks Quietly Surrendered

Perhaps in some distant future history textbook looking back on our time, the year 2016 will be remembered and classified as the one where central banks surrendered. There will not be, like Ghent or V. […] » Full Post

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ECB: Dovish Taper or Hawkish Ease?

The ECB announced it would extend its asset purchases from April through December next year, but at a modestly slower pace of 60 bln euros rather than 80 bln euros. We had been expected a six-month ex. […] » Full Post

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