|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: September 9, 2005
Quotable & Notable
I just dont want to die in this shirt.
-- Tourist Tina Steven, wearing a Bourbon Street T-shirt with a lewd message, who decided to ride out Hurricane Katrina in a French Quarter hotel. The Associated Press reported Steven, a nursing assistant, and her paramedic husband Bryan survived the storm and had volunteered with local authorities.
No matter what religion you are, whether youre a Catholic, whether youre voodoo we all pray. We all pray.
-- Gail Henke, a New Orleans tour booker who made it through Katrina. I am not a religious fanatic, but God has saved us, she said.
Faith is not merely the attachment to a complex of dogmas, complete in itself, that is supposed to satisfy the thirst for God, present in the human heart.
-- Pope Benedict XVI at his Aug. 28 Angelus talk. Looking for Christ must be a constant yearning of believers, he said.
Were just average American boys doing average American activities. But after Sept. 11, we also have to be ambassadors of our faith.
-- Rehman Muhammad, 13, member of all-Muslim Boy Scout Troop 797 in Houston
More people than ever are believing in life after death.
-- Psychic James Van Praagh, discussing the fall TV season, which is heavy with programs about ghosts and paranormal phenomena
National Catholic Reporter, September 9, 2005
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