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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


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


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For terminally-ill seminarian, a life with suffering is not void of dignity

Raleigh, N.C., Oct 24, 2014 / 05:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A seminarian is looking forward to his ordination to the diaconate this spring and the priesthood a year later, even though he was given roughl. […] » Full Post

Source: CNA Daily News - US |

Two flawed candidates? Catholics mull over voting options

Providence, R.I., Oct 24, 2014 / 01:55 pm (CNA).- In an election where all political candidates hold problematic positions, Catholic voters may choose “the lesser of two evils,” cast a protest vot. […] » Full Post

Source: CNA Daily News - US |

Ebola survivor Nina Pham: I believe in the power of prayer

Washington D.C., Oct 24, 2014 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse who has been battling Ebola after treating a patient in Texas, has now been declared free of the disease, and gave. […] » Full Post

Source: CNA Daily News - US |

Archbishop Chaput rejects 'false' media reports on synod comments

Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 24, 2014 / 08:38 am (CNA).- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia rejected claims that he had harshly criticized the Vatican or the recent synod, saying that he had inste. […] » Full Post

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Tycoon Arrested as Vietnam Revives Bank Cleanup

Police in Vietnam have arrested Ha Van Tham on allegations of fraud while chairman of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank, signaling the Southeast Asian country is reviving its efforts to restructur. […] » Full Post

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25 Eurozone Banks to Fail Stress Tests

About 25 eurozone banks failed the European Central Bank’s financial-health checks, although more than half have taken the necessary steps to shore up their balance sheets this year. » Full Post

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Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball

Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the business community. […] » Full Post

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U.S. to Name New Auto-Safety Chief

The Obama administration is close to naming a permanent top auto-safety regulator amid criticism of the agency’s handling of large air-bag recall, which an administration official on Friday called . […] » Full Post

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The Optimistic GOP Story Everyone Is Missing

The vast majority of political journalists - and I include some of my conservative colleagues - are missing a very big story. The Republicans are going to recapture the Senate, picking up more seats t. […] » Full Post

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Janet Yellen's Inequality Speech Revealed a 'Closet Conservative'

By speaking out on the issue of inequality, has Fed Chair Janet Yellen risked appearing as a ‘partisan hack'? That is certainly the view for some on the right. (For a nuanced version of the argument. […] » Full Post

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Two California Propositions Written By Trial Attorneys That Voters Should Reject

As of Wednesday, almost 800,000 Californians have voted by mail, representing 9% of total registered vote-by-mail voters and possibly about 17% of total 2014 ballots. With the election rapidly taking. […] » Full Post

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Progressive Non-Solutions To a Non-Retirement Crisis

It's common to hear that Americans face a "retirement crisis." In response, progressives have come up with their own solutions; including expanding Social Security and having the government run retire. […] » Full Post

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