"[T]he question is not a simple one of human rights or human dignity. … [A] certain choice of lifestyle has certain consequences. "
Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, addressing the "serious incongruity" of non-celibate gays serving as Episcopal clergy in contrast with the broader Anglican Communion's teaching on sexuality.
"When you get a chance to be saved, you gotta grab it."
Bear Grylls, popular star of the Discovery Channel's Man vs. Wild, in a commercial promoting the Alpha Course.
(Source: Alpha USA)
"[I]t was catechetical art. They were advertisements to convince people to convert."
Fabrizio Bisconti, newly appointed Vatican archeologist, on why art in Italy's ancient catacombs repeatedly depicts the same biblical stories of salvation.
(Source: Catholic News Service)
"I hope in some way that by tweeting their prayers, these people are helping themselves somehow. Once you figure out what you want, in 140 characters or less, you can start to take action."
Alon Nil, founder of a Twitter address that prints and places sent prayers into cracks in Jerusalem's Western Wall.
(Source: Associated Press)
"Yes, I am."
Tim Tebow, University of Florida quarterback, acknowledging to radio reporters that he is saving himself for marriage.
(Source: The Orlando Sentinel)
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