Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – January 31, 2013

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“It’s not just the lucidity of our arguments, but about the effect our words have on others. Our task is to present the truth with civility, empathy and clarity. Being compassionate about the Gospel of life is about building a new civilization with love.”
— Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Pro-Life Activities and the main celebrant at the National Prayer Vigil for Life in Washington, D.C.

“Many of you left your homes early this morning for this annual youth parade which is the Revelry for Christ, but the Lord reserved another moment for you to show the world that the youth of today can show solidarity.”
— Archbishop Orani Tempesta of Rio de Janeiro, speaking after a Catholic samba group known as Revelry for Christ changed its plans for a parade and instead led a religious procession to Rio’s metropolitan cathedral after the Jan. 27 nightclub fire that killed more than 230 people, many of them university students

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