Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – May 12, 2011

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“The [life] issues put us in touch with one aspect of humanity: They show what we are capable of when we lose our moorings, when we are not guided by clear thinking on right and wrong.”
— Richard Doerflinger, associate director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities, in remarks April 28 after receiving the inaugural Evangelium Vitae Medal at the University of Notre Dame

“There was a not a single bombing here for about a decade of the war on terror. Now we know the reason.”
— Father Akram Javed Gill, who leads the 150-member St. Peter Canisius Catholic Church in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed May 2 by U.S. forces

“The church needs us. It needs us for evangelization. It needs us to disseminate information and often to correct information.”
— Elizabeth Scalia, who writes “The Anchoress,” commenting during a May 2 meeting between the Vatican and Catholic bloggers from around the world

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