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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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News of the Church

Measles are making a comeback, so what does the Church teach about vaccines?

Denver, Colo., Jan 29, 2015 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Disneyland is supposed to be the Happiest Place on Earth, not the place where you contract a highly contagious, once-eradicated disease. Unfort. […] » Full Post

Source: CNA Daily News - US |

On feast of St. Thomas, teachers called to mercifully challenge students

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2015 / 06:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics must be “merciful teachers” in eliciting the best from everyone around them, said a prominent Dominican preacher on the feast d. […] » Full Post

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A tale of two cakes: Colorado's far-reaching religious freedom fight

Denver, Colo., Jan 28, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The battleground for religious freedom is currently the soft, frosted tops of cakes in Colorado. Jack Phillips, owner of the Lakewood, Colo., M. […] » Full Post

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Bishops use Supreme Court case to call for death penalty abolition

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2015 / 03:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Several bishops in the U.S. have welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to re-examine death penalty protocols, and have called for the aboli. […] » Full Post

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Business News

Diageo Hurt by Weak Demand

Diageo has turned in an 18% decline in first-half profit with a drop in revenue in North America weighing on the U.K. drinks group’s performance. » Full Post

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Rebellion at Standard Chartered as Staff Push for New CEO

Standard Chartered’s two largest shareholders are privately pushing for new leadership, say people familiar with the matter, and customers and regulators are increasingly anxious about the bank’s. […] » Full Post

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Alibaba's Revenue Rises on Mobile Growth

Alibaba said revenue rose 40% during its December quarter as the Chinese e-commerce giant saw a continued surge in users buying items through mobile devices. » Full Post

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China to Crack Down on Fake Goods Online

China’s Ministry of Commerce said it would step up its efforts to prevent the sale of counterfeit goods online. » Full Post

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Market News

Unemployment Sank When We Stopped Paying For It

According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the official arbiter of US business cycles, the "great recession" ended in June 2009. But in the half decade since then, the US economy has exper. […] » Full Post

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Digging Beneath California's Surface Economic Recovery

At the beginning of January, Governor Jerry Brown stated in his 2015 State of the State/Inaugural address that "California has seen more than 1.3 million new jobs created in just four years and the un. […] » Full Post

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It's Too Little, and Too Late For the ECB

The art of successful monetary policy is in the timing. Measures that might have worked a year or two ago might not be very effective today. Sadly, this would seem to be the case with the European Cen. […] » Full Post

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What Australia Can Teach Us About Regulatory Hoarding

Monday was Australia Day. To celebrate, the United States ought to take a page from Australia's regulatory reform book. Australia is in the midst of a red-tape cutting initiative, which includes disca. […] » Full Post

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