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Quotable & Notable
Issue Date:  July 30, 2004

Quotable & Notable

“It doesn’t matter how you are infected; it does matter how you are affected.”

-- Prof. Aleysa Abdulkarim, a Muslim delegate to a conference of interfaith leaders who met before the 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. The group hopes to form a high-level, global network of religious leaders to share resources and set priorities for a joint fight against AIDS.

“My position in life is to treat people like I want to be treated. That’s what Jesus taught. That’s what I instill in my children.”

-- New York City Police Office Eduardo Delacruz, who was suspended for refusing to obey an order to arrest homeless people

President George W. Bush Granted a Pardon

-- A headline on the Department of Justice Web site in May

“I’ll even treat. Friends don’t let friends remain clueless.”

-- Lewis W. Diuguid, columnist for The Kansas City Star, reporting that he plans to take a Republican friend to see Michael Moore’s film, “Fahrenheit 9/11”

“I am a lay minister in the Catholic church. In spite of their scandalous behavior and mean-spirited pronouncements, when in a spirit of reconciliation they approach the altar, I intend to serve Communion to bishops and cardinals.”

-- A letter to the editor in the June 18 issue of Chicago Tribune

National Catholic Reporter, July 30, 2004

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