Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – August 16, 2012

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“What you see . . . are people with war stories you don’t expect. Mothers showing bullet wounds under their dresses. Children drawing pictures in a clinic they should have no reason to draw.”
— Caroline Brennan, senior communications officer for Catholic Relief Services, speaking about the plight of refugees fleeing violence in Syria

“The greatest vocation crisis today is to lifelong, loving, faithful, life-giving marriage. You take care of that one, and you’ll have all the priests and sisters you need.”
— Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, at the Knights of Columbus 130th supreme convention in Anaheim, where he recalled the words a staff member said to him when he was the archbishop of Milwaukee

“My foot is covered in Band-Aids right now. I’m determined not to quit. I want to go to the end. This is a cause I really want to stand up for.”
— Laura Dudich, 17, a member of St. Peter Church in Hancock, Md., who walked 100 miles between Hancock and Baltimore from July 29 to Aug. 5 in support of religious freedom

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