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Issue Date:  July 29, 2005

Quotable & Notable

“What a fine way to pay tribute to her life.”

-- Bob Schindler reacting to the announcement from Ave Maria University in Naples, Fla., of the establishment of a scholarship in the name of his daughter Terri Schindler Schiavo for students in the university’s pretheologate program who are discerning a vocation to the priesthood

“We have had more response to this case than we have had to the decision on the Ten Commandments -- how about that?”

-- Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice, a conservative Christian law firm, in reference to the recent Supreme Court ruling giving cities the right to seize property for development that generates tax revenue

“Turn the minds of those who seek their aims through terror to grasp that all life is sacred.”

-- Prayer of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor of Westminster at a memorial service for the people killed by terrorists in London July 7

“In that moment it felt like my whole life was coming into focus. It felt like I was right where I was supposed to be.”

-- James Tramel, an inmate at California State Prison-Solano, reflecting on his June 18 ordination as an Episcopal priest

“Welcome to the Bible. The original reality show.”

-- Jane Redmont preaching at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland, Calif., July 10

National Catholic Reporter, July 29, 2005

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