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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

Bishop Conley to Catholics in medicine: strive to be saints

Orlando, Fla., Sep 30, 2014 / 04:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic medical professionals can lead other people to God by dedicating themselves to holiness and following the examples of saintly doctors,. […] » Full Post

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Christian groups stand with diocese to protect Seal of Confession

Baton Rouge, La., Sep 30, 2014 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly 20 organizations, both Catholic and other denominations of Christian, have joined the Diocese of Baton Rouge in asking the Supreme Co. […] » Full Post

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Bishop Finn's spokesman confirms Vatican visitation

Kansas City, Mo., Sep 30, 2014 / 02:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has confirmed that an archbishop has held a visitation on behalf of the Vatican and met with Bishop Ro. […] » Full Post

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Hundreds gather as pastor's Iran imprisonment reaches two years

Washington D.C., Sep 30, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of advocates gathered Sept. 25 in Washington, D.C., to pray for the release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who has now been impri. […] » Full Post

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Business News

What Default? Argentine Stocks Charge Higher

Argentina's contentious debt default and a worsening recession haven't stopped investors with a tolerance for risk from pouring into its stock market. » Full Post

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Citi Ordered to Turn Over Banamex Records

A Delaware court has ordered Citigroup to hand over to an Oklahoma pension fund internal bank records in the wake of fraud at its Banamex unit. » Full Post

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Relational Investors Plans to Wind Down Operations

Relational Investors plans to wind down its operations and dissolve its current funds by the end of next year, according to people familiar with the matter. » Full Post

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Financial Firms Buy Perzo

Fourteen of the world's biggest financial-services firms bought Perzo Inc., an instant-messaging software company, and formed a new company aiming to change the way traders communicate. » Full Post

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Market News

Bill Gross's Pimco Exit Relieves the Fed of Its Clothes

As is well known now, Bill Gross resigned from Pimco last week. The market reaction to his departure was swift. Monday's Wall Street Journal reported a $10 billion outflow from Pimco that some estimat. […] » Full Post

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Technology Is Thriving, So Why Are the Feds Strangling It?

A growing number of economists are describing the current slump as a form of secular stagnation, where diminishing outlets for capital investment have slowed economic growth, reduced the demand for la. […] » Full Post

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Economists Need to Curb Their Enthusiasm

This Friday is Yom Kippur, the day when Jews around the world ask forgiveness for their transgressions from the year past. Rabbis remind the penitent to dwell on their sins of omission, in which they. […] » Full Post

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Federal Workers Are Rewarded When They Waste Your Money

The federal government's fiscal year ends on September 30, concluding the month-long spending spree known as "use it or lose it" season in Washington--resulting in a slew of questionable purchases thi. […] » Full Post

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