Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – October 7, 2010

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Quotes“One of the biggest obstacles to peace in the Middle East is cynicism. As people of faith, we must remember that with God all things are possible.”
— Bishop Howard Hubbard of Albany, N.Y., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, in a statement after he and other religious leaders met Sept. 29 to voice support for continuing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority

“We are living in an era where people believe in Christ, but not in his church. They want the king, but not the kingdom; they want to believe without belonging; they want the faith, but not the faithful. But for the committed Catholic, the answer to that is, ‘no can do.’ Jesus and the church are one.”
— Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, speaking recently at the sixth annual Los Angeles Catholic Prayer Breakfast

“We are no longer just finding a place in the church. We are the church — we are part of the church. Before, we were looking for a place to be Catholic. Now we are looking at how to make our contribution.”
— Jaime Buscanan, a board member of the National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry, speaking about Hispanic Catholics at a recent national ministry congress held in Rosemont, Ill.

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