"The government's argument echoes the classic rejoinder of bureaucrats throughout history: If I make an exception for you, I'll have to make one for everybody, so no exceptions."
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, in a February decision allowing a Brazilian sect to use a hallucinogenic tea in religious services.
"The work of Muhammad is based on being honored, and the work of Christ is based on being insulted."
John Piper, on Muslim outrage over the caricatures of Muhammad.
"I love Jesus. It's more joyful knowing him than all that snowboarding stuff. And so being able to snowboard for him is amazing."
Kelly Clark, who astounded crowds with her Olympic halfpipe performance but finished fourth after a fall at the end of her run.
"I don't want to put my foot in my mouth. I'm not on my own show."
Pat Robertson, responding to Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's remark that he seemed "on his best behavior" in a recent interview.
"We won't be able to say, 'Yes, this is Joan of Arc,' but within six months we will able to say if these remains belong to a female of 19 years whose body was burned three times in Rouen in 1431."
Philippe Charlier, who will run tests on relics thought to be those of the young Christian war heroine.
Sources: U.S. Supreme Court, Desiring God, Denver Post, ABC News, The Guardian
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The BBC quotes Benjamin Nzimbi's apology in regards to AIDS.
Tom Fox's reflections on Iraq are available from ElectronicIraq.net.
The Associated Press quoted Mitt Romney's statement on exempting Catholic Charities from adoption requirements which would force the social service group to place children with same-sex parents.
Billy Graham was quoted in the Times-Picayune.
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