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Overheard – November 21, 2013

Overheard – November 21, 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

“I want to recommend some medicine for all of you. It’s a spiritual medicine. Don’t forget to take it. It’s good for your heart, for your soul, for your whole life.”

Pope Francis, encouraging people to pray the rosary, at the end of his Nov. 17 Sunday Angelus address

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – May 9, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – May 9, 2013

“This is a courageous step toward a culture of life.”
— Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, Calif., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, after Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill May 2 repealing the state’s death penalty

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Quotes form this week’s newsmakers – January 5, 2012

Quotes form this week’s newsmakers – January 5, 2012

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Children, inside and outside the womb, are uniquely vulnerable to environmental hazards and exposure to toxic pollutants in the environment. Their bodies, behaviors and size leave them more exposed than adults to such health hazards.”

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – December 22, 2011

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – December 22, 2011

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

“When the economy fails to generate sufficient jobs, there is a moral obligation to help protect the life and dignity of unemployed workers and their families.”
— Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, Calif., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, in a Dec. 12 letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives

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

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

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

“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

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