|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: March 3, 2006
Quotable & Notable
Its like an appointment with a dietician. The Palestinians will get a lot thinner, but wont die.
-- Dov Weissglass, adviser to acting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, discussing Israels economic siege of the Palestinian Authority, now under the leadership of Hamas
Each family is mourning at least one loss.
-- Bishop Precioso Cantillas of Maasin, Philippines, who surveyed damage to villages in his diocese hit by mudslides Feb. 17 on southern Leyte Island
I havent seen so many Catholics in one place since my last visit to the U.S. Supreme Court.
-- New York Times columnist David Brooks addressing the closing luncheon of the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, an annual conference Catholic diocesan and national social ministry organizations
We are not the Democratic Party at prayer. We are not the religious caucus of the Republican Party.
-- John Carr, head of the U.S. bishops Secretariat for Social Development and World Peace at the of the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering
We are not called to win competitions or arguments in favor of our product in some religious marketplace.
-- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams speaking on Christian identity and religious plurality at the Ninth Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Porto Alegre, Brazil
National Catholic Reporter, March 3, 2006
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