Overheard – February 27, 2013

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“If a lot of time has passed, don’t lose even one more day. Go. The priest will be good. Jesus will be there and he’s even nicer than the priest.”
— Pope Francis, speaking Feb. 19 during his weekly general audience about the need to go to confession

“We totally uphold the rights of the child, of which love and respect are the most important. But the right of the child to demand its own death is a step too far. It transgresses the prohibition of killing, which is the foundation of our human society.”

— Belgium’s Catholic bishops, in a statement Feb. 13, after Belgian legislators voted to make their country the world’s first to allow euthanasia for small children

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