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I admire certain priests and nuns who go off on their own and do God's work on their own, who help in the ghettos, but as far as the institution of the church is concerned, I think it is despicable.


Frank McCourt


#as far as #certain #church #concerned #despicable

The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.


George Meredith


#country #deeper #fights #freedom #man

Times have changed since George Herbert... but the principle and spirit in which he ministered as a priest remains an inspiration and model for all priests.


Arthur Middleton


#george #herbert #inspiration #model #priest

As priests uphold their people in prayer, so their people are to uphold them with prayer and love, for he cannot work without his people.


Arthur Middleton


#his #love #people #prayer #priests

The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.


Henry Miller


#citizens #everyday #legal #legal system #mystery

I must be informed, that one of my great duties was, to obey the priests in all things; and this I soon learnt, to my utter astonishment and horror, was to live in the practice of criminal intercourse with them.


Maria Monk


#astonishment #criminal #duties #great #horror

I really believed that the priests were acquainted with my thoughts; and often stood in great awe of them. They often told me they had power to strike me dead at any moment.


Maria Monk


#any #awe #believed #dead #great

Priests, she insisted, could not sin. It was a thing impossible. Everything that they did, and wished, was of course right. She hoped I would see the reasonableness and duty of the oaths I was to take, and be faithful to them.


Maria Monk


#course #did #duty #everything #faithful

Some of the priests from the Seminary were in the nunnery every day and night, and often several at a time.


Maria Monk


#every #every day #night #nunnery #often

I like talking to priests, to Catholics. Everyone has their beliefs.


Oscar Niemeyer


#catholics #everyone #i #like #priests






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