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Quote of the Day: Evangelist Franklin Graham

“World Vision maintains that their decision is based on unifying the church – which I find offensive – as if supporting sin and sinful behavior can unite the church.” – Evangelist Franklin Graham, after the evangelical relief group World Vision said it would recognize the same-sex marriages of its employees.

Quote of the Day: U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman

“Many Michigan residents have religious convictions whose principles govern the conduct of their daily lives and inform their own viewpoints about marriage. Nonetheless, these views cannot strip other citizens of the guarantees of equal protection under the law.” – U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman, in striking down Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Quote of the Day: Microsoft founder Bill Gates

“The mystery and the beauty of the world is overwhelmingly amazing, and there’s no scientific explanation of how it came about. To say that it was generated by random numbers, that does seem, you know, sort of an uncharitable view.” – Microsoft founder Bill Gates, in an interview with Rolling Stone.

Quote of the Day: Catholic League president Bill Donohue

“I have had my last Guinness and Sam Adams. Heineken was always slop, to there is no sacrifice there.” – Catholic League president Bill Donohue, in urging Catholics to boycott the beers after corporate officials pulled out of sponsoring St. Patrick’s Day parades in Boston and New York because gay groups are banned.

Quote of the Day: Pope Francis

“When I watch, in this little everyday environment, various power struggles for position, I think to myself: these people are trying to play God, the Creator. They still haven’t realized that they are not God.” – Pope Francis, in his Ash Wednesday homily to members of the Vatican Curia.

Quote of the Day: Catholic blogger John Vennari

“He seems to have a good heart and some good Catholic instincts, but theologically he is a train wreck—remarkably sloppy. Though this might shock some readers, I must say that I would never allow Pope Francis to teach religion to my children.” – John Vennari, editor of The Catholic Family News, in a blog post about […]