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“We weren’t trying to pick a fight. We just did a story on a … trend in a lot of churches.”

Teresa Hairston

Owner of Gospel Today magazine, which was removed from the racks of LifeWay Christian Stores because it featured female pastors on its September/October cover (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/christianitytoday.com)

 

“Racism is the greatest cancer of my lifetime. I think anybody who is racist is an idiot, whether they are black or white. Anybody who is racist, I just I think they are an idiot.”

Charles Barkley

Former National Basketball Association star and potential candidate for governor of Alabama (cnn.com)

 

“We see it now in the collapse of the great banks: This money disappears, it is nothing. And so all these things that seem the true reality to count on are realities of secondary importance. He who builds his life on these realities—on matter, on success, on appearances—builds it on sand.”

Pope Benedict XVI

Addressing the Vatican’s Synod of Bishops, referring to the global economic crisis (RNS)

 

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