Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – August 1, 2013

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“May Our Lord Jesus Christ bless and protect them, and may the prayers of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph intercede for them.”
— Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, in a statement of congratulations to Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on the birth July 22 of their first son, George Alexander Louis, who is third in line for the British throne

“When you get to see all of his glories like I have — the beautiful terrain, the gorgeous sunsets, the stars at night, all the great people I’ve met — it’s hard for your faith to dwindle. At the end of the day, you just have to say, ‘God is good. He is glorious.’ It’s definitely solidified and strengthened my faith.”
— Luke Bielawski, a 24-year-old Catholic, who is on a “Tee to Shining Tee” journey (www.getonthegreen.org) to hit a golf ball across the country with the goal of raising at least $100,000 to help youth receive a Catholic education at Providence Cristo Rey High School in Indianapolis

“I want children to know that what they have learned about Jesus aren’t just stories. The people who lived when Jesus walked the earth were real people and their lives were forever changed. I hope that my books will awaken a desire to know and love Jesus more deeply in the hearts of my readers.”
— Daughter of St. Paul Sister Maria Grace Dateno, author of a new children’s book series titled “Gospel Time Trekkers,” about three young siblings who are mysteriously transported to the time of Jesus and encounter people who met him and were present for events described in the Gospels

“Even the weakest and most vulnerable, the sick, the old, the unborn and the poor are masterpieces of God’s creation, made in his own image, destined to live forever, and deserving of the utmost reverence and respect.”
— Pope Francis, in a message released in the run-up to the annual Day for Life, celebrated by the Catholic Church in England and Wales July 28

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