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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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News of the Church

US must adapt foreign policy to solve migrant crisis, says bishop

Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2014 / 04:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the U.S. bishops’ international justice and peace committee implored Secretary of State John Kerry to utilize U.S. foreign poli. […] » Full Post

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Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 10:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reports that Pope Francis will travel to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families in 2015 remain unconfirmed by the Vatican; however, Arc. […] » Full Post

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Rubio: Economic health tied to morality, community

Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2014 / 06:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A strong national economy requires strong families, supported by both government and the broader community, said Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). […] » Full Post

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Film: People with same-sex attraction find peace in Church

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 04:07 am (CNA).- Dan, Rilene and Paul knew that once their stories were out, life would not be the same. “We’ve been advised not to google ourselves,” Rilene sa. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Deutsche Zeroes In on Wealth Management, Investment Banking

Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain has in the past two years made it a top priority to get the lender's investment bank and wealth-management business to work to each other's benefit. » Full Post

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China Meat Supplier Pulls Products

Meat supplier OSI Group Inc. said it would withdraw all products manufactured by its embattled Shanghai unit from the marketplace. » Full Post

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Shanghai Hits Seven-Month High

Chinese shares hit a seven-month high on fresh signs of a recovering economy and growing expectations that Beijing will accelerate reforms in the country's banking sector. » Full Post

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As S&P Gains, Strategists Trail Behind

Abreast of the Market: Wall Street market forecasters have been caught flat-footed by stocks' rally this year. But even if they raise their predictions, many believe that the bulk of this year's gains. […] » Full Post

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Market News

As Recalls Mount, Was It Worth Bailing Out the 'Old GM'?

The U.S. automotive industry has surged past the previous vehicle safety recall record of 33.01 million it established in 2004, reaching 39.85 million vehicles recalled through July, and with five mon. […] » Full Post

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What If Obama Defended American Business?

Just for once, wouldn't it be great if President Obama actually defended American business, instead of attacking it? Just once? Wouldn't it be great if Obama acknowledged that U.S. firms are overburde. […] » Full Post

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A Rural Government Program Worth Supporting

It is a rare day when the federal government does something smart, especially in the world of targeted investments. Solyndra and the myriad of other targeted investments made and lost by the governmen. […] » Full Post

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Yellen: Where No Man Has Gone Before

Although Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said nothing new in her carefully manicured semi-annual testimony to Congress last week, her performance there, taken within the context of a lengthy profile in th. […] » Full Post

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