Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – August 4, 2011

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“Contrary to popular belief    . . . all youth want a challenge, they seek purpose and meaning in life; not an easy way to success or opting out of personal and public responsibility.”
— Leah Darrow, a former fashion model speaking July 25 in New York at an event sponsored by the Holy See’s permanent observer mission to the United Nations

“A just framework for future budgets cannot rely on disproportionate cuts in essential services to poor persons.”
— Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, Calif., and Bishop Howard Hubbard of Albany, N.Y., chairs respectively of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development and Committee on International Justice and Peace, in a July 26 letter to U.S. House members regarding the nation’s debt ceiling and proposed budget cuts

“[God] putting this in front of me is giving me an open door to take full action.”
— Danielle Doty, recently crowned Miss Teen USA, during an interview with The Valley Catholic in Brownsville, Texas

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