Quotable & Notable
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Issue Date:  April 4, 2008

Quotable & Notable

“Why didn’t you ever answer my cries for help?!”

-- Question asked of Jesus in a letter found in the car driven by gunman Matthew Murray, who killed four people at a Colorado missionary training center and evangelical megachurch in December before killing himself

“Instead of leaving the 99 sheep in search of the one, my chief pastor and shepherd, the archbishop of Canterbury, has cut me out of the herd.”

-- New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robinson, who is openly gay, about being uninvited to the Lambeth Conference, a once-a-decade meeting in England of all Anglican bishops

Passion of the Crust

-- A specialty pizza for Lent featuring lobster, crab and shrimp drizzled with a champagne and blackberry brandy cream sauce, and homemade fresh mozzarella cheese on a coconut infused crust, $15.99 at Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza in Staten Island, N.Y.

“Talk about subtraction by addition.”

-- Los Angeles News writer Glenn Whipp reviewing “Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!” He writes that the moviemakers padded “a perfectly good story with needless subplots and character changes that would have made the good Doctor screech like a Sneetch.”

National Catholic Reporter, April 4, 2008

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