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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #priest

The only other person attending who was close to her age was Father St. Laurent, a devastatingly good-looking Roman Catholic priest who made the RC's vows of celibacy seem like a crime against the human gene pool.

Julia Spencer-Fleming


...the monk beat me to break my spirit, incensed I knew Acquinas - angry, I knew his riddle - beauty is what is pleasing to the eye - he wasn't...

John Geddes

#beatings #monk #priest #spirit #beauty

The Rochester group [of VOTF], however, was met with some concern as they found it hard to believe my account as it unfolded before them. I feel that some people have a hard time with the truths around us, not only the sexual abuse by priests, but all bad things. I call it chosen ignorance. This modified form of ignorance is found in people who, if confronted with certain truths realize that they have to accept them and thereby acknowledge evil, and that scares them. Opening up and letting the truth in might knock them off their perceived center. It is too hard, period." (VOTF - Voice of the Faithful - a Catholic group that wants to change the Church, keep the faith.)

Charles L. Bailey Jr.

#catholic #church #confronted #disbelief #evil

Everyone agrees the celibacy rule is just a Church law dating from the 11th century, not a divine command.

Hans Küng

#celibacy #christianity #church #priesthood #priests

But I’m not guilty,” said K. “there’s been a mistake. How is it even possible for someone to be guilty? We’re all human beings here, one like the other.” “That is true” said the priest “but that is how the guilty speak

Franz Kafka

#guilty #human #human-condition #life #mistakes

What if the preacher or father’s saying ‘Someone here’s lost and hopeless’ was tantamount to those Sun-Times horoscopes that are specially designed to be so universally obvious that they always give their horoscope readers that special eerie feeling of particularity and insight, exploiting the psychological fact that most people are narcissistic and prone to the illusion that they and their problems are uniquely special and that if they’re feeling a certain way then surely they’re the only person who is feeling like that.

David Foster Wallace

#horoscope #humans #narcissism #preach #priest

At this time of year it's easy to forget the true meaning of Christianity - the lies, the corruption, the abuse.


#art #christianity #christmas #priest #religion

To go home, you usually will use that door over there." I looked where Trom gestured and saw empty space. "What door?" I asked. "Oh, sorry. Until you go through your closet door for the first time there won't be a door there." "So then what do I use now?" I asked. "You use that door." I looked and this time what he showed me was a door-only it looked like a pet door. "Is that an oversized pet door?" I asked.

Jennifer Priester

#magic #mortal-meets-magic #mortal-realm-witch #pets #witch

A substandard education will always result in a substandard nation.

Aubrey Priest

#education #education-reform #inspirational #leadership #education

...yes, I am your priest, your magician, your lover - I make charms to incant your presence...

John Geddes

#love #lover #magician #poetry #priest

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