Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – December 16, 2010

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

“We are the privileged generation that is going to be voting and laying a strong foundation. We need to help instill pride in being a nation and help people understand that they have a God-given right to be free.”
— Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of Tombura-Yambio, Sudan, on what will be required following a January referendum on independence for Southern Sudan, which is expected to secede from the rest of the country

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“With passage in the House, we have new momentum. We need to keep pushing. Hopefully the Senate will follow the wisdom of the House by passing DREAM before Christmas.”
— Kevin Appleby, director of migration policy for Migration and Refugee Services of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, speaking in support of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, which would give students who are in the country illegally the chance to go to college or join the military and legalize their status

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