Verbatim. (signs of the times)."I think Catholics do the best with poor people. They open their churches to homeless people, serve meals daily at several stations in most major cities, and give the poor a boost."
--Religion writer Clark Morphew (Dallas Morning News, Aug. 11, 2001)
"The only solution lies in social justice. We must recognize that global disparity is fundamentally incompatible with global security."
--Jerusalem Latin-rite Patriarch Michel Sabbah Michel Sabbah (ميشيل صباح, born March 19, 1933 in Nazareth) is the Latin Patriarch and Archbishop of Jerusalem. The Hebrew Catholics and Arab Catholics of Israel, the West Bank and Gaza are under his care. , in a letter on terrorism (quoted by Catholic News Service)
"The terrorists have no home in any faith. Evil has no holy days."
--President George W. Bush, speaking to U.S. and Muslim officials following a Ramadan observance (quoted by Religion News Service)
tr.v. en·slaved, en·slav·ing, en·slaves
To make into or as if into a slave.
en·slavement n. to tradition that does not reflect the gospel is enslavement to tyranny. Women cannot be abused for the sake of tradition.... Any injustice to women is an injustice to the whole church."
--Bishop Peter Hickman of the Old Catholic Church, who recently ordained or·dain
tr.v. or·dained, or·dain·ing, or·dains
a. To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on.
b. To authorize as a rabbi.
2. Mary Ramerman Mary Ramerman is one of the founders of the Spiritus Christi sect in Rochester, New York. Ramerman, a Californian and convert to Catholicism who wished to become a Catholic priest, was encouraged by Fr. of the breakaway Rochester, N.Y. Spiritus Spiritus (Latin for "breathing"), may refer to:
"There was a time when the church couldn't do anything wrong. Now it can't do anything right."
--Spiritual author Father Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I. (The Catholic New World, Oct. 28-Nov. 11, 2001)