"You [don't] get to vote on what God actually believes."
Atheist Penn Jillette, challenging CNN anchor Piers Morgan on disagreement by many Catholics with the pope's stance against contraceptives to prevent disease in Africa.
"We exhale, perhaps, but do not rejoice."
Columnist Jonathan Merritt, critiquing Christians who publicly celebrated the March death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez.
Religion News Service
"I've kind of separated myself from the culture of Christianity."
Mumford and Sons frontman Marcus Mumford, saying he favors "Jesus" over organized religion.
"Without this plan, I would not have known God. … I have no regrets."
High-profile Hong Kong fortune teller Tony Chan, on converting to Christianity as he faced trial for attempting to defraud the estate of one of the world's richest women.
South China Morning Post
"We're trying to create tens of thousands of Kirk Camerons and put them out there."
Liberty University chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr., announcing a film partnership between the Left Behind actor-turned director and the school.
Trinity Broadcasting Network