Catholic Quotes

In the gay (Catholic) community, it would seem, the maxim is: love the sin and love the sinner, but hate anyone who calls it a sin or him a sinner.

Richard John Neuhaus

O sons of Peace, sons of the One Catholic [Church], walk in your way, and sing as you walk. Travelers do this in order to keep up their spirits.

St. Augustine of Hippo

He talks to everyone, from Catholic groups, the Republican party network over the country to conservative intellectuals and the Washington media.

David Frum

It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890, were taken away by legislation of 1890.

Charles Tupper

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry

Henry L Mencken

The idea of Europe became closely tied to this sense of nostalgia for Roman Catholic autocracy.

Gerard Delanty

WE ARE COMPELLED, OUR FAITH URGING us, to believe and to holdand we do firmly believe and simply confessthat there is one holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, outside of which there is neither salvation nor remission of sins.

Pope Boniface VIII

I'm not a religious man, right, I don't even believe in God. But still Catholic, obviously.

Dara Briain

Believe it or not, after the Second Vatican Council anticlericalism is a Catholic virtue. In elaborating a theology of laity, as many call it, and speaking of a hierarchy of service rather than of domination in the Church, Vatican II implicitly endorsed opposition to clericalism, which is a policy of maintaining or increasing the power of a religious hierarchy. Clearly, this sort of anticlericalism has nothing to do with the other anticlericalism.

Leon Bertoletti

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry.

H.L. Menchen

The leaders of the Catholic Church endorsed The Exorcist ; virtually promoted it as much as they could. The Cardinals of New York and Los Angeles and Chicago and the other big cities, all over the world, they endorsed it because it represents a literal depiction of the Roman ritual of exorcism which still exists in the Catholic faith. It's still there. The power of faith to drive out demons. And this film showed that and they embraced it.

William Friedkin

A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I believe in the Church of Baseball. I tried all the major religions and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance

Ron Shelton

Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.

Erica Jong

My husband is a fall-away Catholic, but with a vengeance. He's actually more of a feminist than I am.

Olympia Dukakis

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