|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: November 2, 2007
Quotable & Notable
Nuclear energy is something that can do good for humanity ... [that] is certainly valid for Iran, too.
-- Cardinal Renato Martino, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, expressing support for a nuclear energy program in Iran, as long as it serves peaceful purposes
There is no other presidential candidate in the U.S. today that more reflects Catholic social doctrine as you do.
-- Boston Cardinal Sean P. OMalley praising Republican Sen. Sam Brownback at an Oct. 14 luncheon in Boston. Brownback ended his presidential bid Oct. 19 because of a lack of money.
Ask me about my vow of silence.
-- Seen on a bumper stitcker
Over-accessorizing and poor taste in makeup is not an excommunicable offense.
-- Jesuit Fr. Jim Bretzke of the University of San Francisco, about San Francisco Archbishop George Niederauer offering Communion -- mistakenly, the archbishop later said -- to members of the satirical group the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at Mass Oct. 7
Christs warning of the Pharisees.
-- Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate, naming his favorite Bible verse for moderator Tim Russert during a debate at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire in late September
National Catholic Reporter, November 2, 2007
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