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    I'm a faithful Catholic, but they are not my voice. They are a small number of Catholics who have liberal agendas that are not conducive with my understanding what it means to be Catholic.

    We launched Condoms4Life to educate young Catholics, as well as gay and straight couples, about what we think our faith demands of us Responsibility. We see St. Valentine's Day, a day representing love and passion for many couples, as the perfect time to remind people that the culture of life means affirming responsible and just sexual behavior-especially for those who are at risk of contracting AIDS. We call on the bishops to join us in this campaign to promote a culture of life and protect the lives and health of the countless men, women and children who are at risk of HIVAIDS.

    In Germany they came first for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up.


    What you might think is ... couldn't you make a religious game where critics, fans and retailers would all line up and universally say 'Here's a game that has some sort of moral or educational value'. But people tend to take religion extremely personally and therefore have more opportunity to be offended. If you make, say, a Christian based game, are you going to make it a Protestant game If so, that might offend the Catholics.



    For us Catholics, Pope John Paul II will be remembered as a travelling Pope... and we should also remember he preached world peace. When the United States invaded Iraq, for example, John Paul II said it was an illegal and immoral act.



    Religious fanaticism is just one of many big themes in Mary Stuart that continues to have relevance in contemporary life. In Elizabeth's time, the fanaticism of Catholics was viewed in much the same way we now view the fanaticism of Muslims, ... It was equally misunderstood and equally feared.

    It's funny. It's that simple. You don't have to be Catholic to appreciate it, although we have a lot of Catholics in the cast. Helps us get the technicalities right. The laughs are the same for everybody.

    It was generally believed that Catholics were not interested in arts and science graduate schools. They weren't going to be intellectuals. And so I put the theses to the test. And they all collapsed.

    I don't know what to expect in Cuba, ... I think what the Holy Father is for is greater freedom for the church, and greater responsibility on the part of Catholics to exercise their religious freedom, and greater sensitivity on the parts of governments to recognize human rights.

    I have a lot more in common in my worldview with Pope John Paul II or conservative commentator Bill Bennett, both Roman Catholics, than I do with Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton or Al Gore, who are all Southern Baptists.

    What's funny is that, in fact, the liberal Catholics are kind of giving a sigh of relief, but conservative Catholics are complaining. They were hoping that someone would crack down on all of the people they consider heretics, but so far he has not done that.

    When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?

    The changing relationship between evangelicals and Catholics is examined in a lengthy report Is the Reformation Over ... lumped Buddhism, Islam, and Catholicism together as non-Christian faiths.

    The US Conference of Catholic Bishops is to be congratulated for encouraging Catholic bishops across the country to make their voice heard in advance of the pending Senate vote on our marriage amendment. Their endorsement on behalf of over 60 million American Catholics is a sign of the growing support for our cause in the face of a rising tide of lawsuits designed to strike down marriage in courts across the nation.

    If I joined it, I couldn't live in this area because Catholics don't like the police.


    The First Amendment commands government to have no interest in theology or ritual it admonishes the government to be interested in allowing religious freedom to flourish -- whether the result is to produce Catholics, Jews, or Protestants, or to turn the people toward the path of Buddha, or to end in a predominantly Moslem nation, or to produce in the long run atheists or agnostics. On matters of this kind, government must remain neutral. This freedom plainly includes freedom from religion with the right to believe, speak, write, publish and advocate antireligious programs.

    I'm Catholic, and my wife is Catholic. We're very religious. We go to church. We pray every night. We pray at dinner. To me, Catholics regard themselves as very Christian. Some Christians view Catholics as not necessarily Christian.


    Interest is overwhelming. The phones haven't stopped ringing. Catholics are joining in droves. We have protest leaders of all ages who are very devoted people priests, college students, parents, and grandparents. They're motivated because they realize that if our culture doesn't respect the rights of God, it won't respect its own leaders and fellow citizens.

    Catholics are necessarily at war with this age. That we are not more conscious of the fact, that we so often endeavour to make an impossible peace with it -- that is the tragedy. You cannot serve God and Mammon.


    If any Catholics, in a very democratic and peaceful way, decide not to do business with Orange businesses until that person is prepared to come to an accommodation with them, that is entirely legitimate,

    Indeed, Mr. Jefferson, what could be invented to debase the ancient Christianism, which Greeks, Romans, Hebrews and Christian factions, above all the Catholics, have not fraudulently imposed upon the public Miracles after miracles have rolled down in torrents, wave succeeding wave in the Catholic church, from the Council of Nice, and long before, to this day.



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