Quote of the Day: Hillary Rodham Clinton

“The miracle of loaves and fish was the first great potluck supper. It is what women do every day: we feed the multitudes.”

– Hillary Rodham Clinton, a lifelong United Methodist, speaking to the convention of United Methodist Women in Louisville. She was quoted by United Methodist News Service

Quote of the Day: Evangelist Franklin Graham

“There’s been an ad circulating asking me to call on the NRA to support universal background checks. I want you to know that God has already done a universal background check on every one of us. He created you and knows everything about you. Nothing is hidden from His eyes.”

— Evangelist Franklin Graham, in a Facebook message ahead of preaching at the National Rifle Association’s prayer breakfast in Indianapolis

Quote of the Day: Jack Jenkins

“God promised that God wouldn’t do this again, make the flood. But God didn’t say that we couldn’t do it to ourselves.”

– Jack Jenkins, senior writer at the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative of the Center for American Progress, on how the staunch environmental message of Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” movie accords with Scripture.

Quote of the Day: The Rev. Tom Reese

“Thirty years from now, another pope will preside over another double canonization, that for Blessed Benedict XVI and Blessed Francis I … I will not be around to be  party pooper, but if I am in heaven, I promise to organize a party for all these popes who I am sure will get a good laugh out of it.”

– The Rev. Tom Reese, a senior analyst for National Catholic Reporter, writing about the politics of canonizing the conservative Pope John Paul II alongside the more progressive John XXIII.

Quote of the Day: The Rev. John Stabeno of Washington Township, N.J.

“As a priest, the most difficult thing is … to see a casket and to see parents walking behind it.”

- The Rev. John Stabeno of Washington Township, N.J., on his failed efforts to open a sober-living house for recovering addicts. He was quoted by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Quote of the Day: British Prime Minister David Cameron

“I believe we should be more confident about our status as a Christian country, more ambitious about expanding the role of faith-based organisations, and, frankly, more evangelical about a faith that compels us to get out there and make a difference to people’s lives.”

– British Prime Minister David Cameron

Quote of the Day: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

“I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close.”

– former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an interview with the New York Times about his legacy, including his work on gun safety.

Quote of the Day: Mindy Corporan

“I know that God did not do this. I know that there are evil, evil actions. But what we do have is each other, we have love and we have prayer, and we have friends and family.”

— Mindy Corporan, who lost her 14-year-old son and her father in a shooting outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kan.

Quote of the Day: Pope Francis

“Woe to the bad shepherds who tend to themselves rather than their flocks.”

– Pope Francis, addressing seminarians from around Rome about the dangers of “mediocrity” in the priesthood.

Quote of the Day: Brooklyn, N.Y., businessman God Gazarov

“It’s extremely frustrating. I worked hard to get good credit to look good to lenders and this happens.”

– God Gazarov, a Brooklyn, N.Y., businessman who has sued the credit reporting agency Equifax after it rejected him because of his first name. He was quoted by the New York Post.