In Their Own Words

I was born a Catholic, and with forgiveness I hope to die one.
Eric Rudolph, Army of God”
Statement before life sentence imposed for bombing abortion clinic, Olympic site and gay bar
Atlanta, Georgia, April 13, 2005

Don’t you think that the irresponsible behavior of men is caused by women?
Pope John Paul II, 1994
to Nafis Sadik, UN Population Fund

Sydney Morning News, April 12, 2005

It [pope’s funeral] helped strengthen my faith. . . There is a living God. And no doubt in my mind the Lord Christ was sent by the Almighty. No doubt.
Pres. George W. Bush
Agence France-Press
April 8, 2005

I promise him [new pope] unfailing and loyal and loving obedience, all the time and without reservation.
Bishop Robert Morlino
Madison [WI] Diocese

Wisconsin State Journal, April 20, 2005

One thing God has brought to us is Terri Schiavo, to help elevate the visibility of what is going on in America.
U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay
to Family Research Council

New York Times, March 22, 2005

Well, it [constant ethics allegations] certainly has gotten me closer to God.
Tom DeLay
The Tony Snow Show, Fox Radio

Reuters, April 19, 2005

It [Gaza Strip] is part of Israel that is given to us in the bible.
Protest settler Ruth Greenglick
Knight Ridder News, April 11, 2005

For me, I do not make decisions based on what have I learned through my Bible studies, what have I learned in my religious classes in school. I’m a big believer in separation of church and state, and I think that’s what also, you know, the law is.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos

Feb. 27, 2005

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