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Catholic Quotes

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I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

Related topics: Religion

My mom's a Catholic, and my dad's a Jew,
and they didn't want anything to do with anything.
- Isabelle Huppert

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.
- H. L. Mencken

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago,
Catholic school children would be wearing little electric
chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
- Lenny Bruce

 

We've always had issues up for discussion at Catholic universities.
- William P. Leahy

I was born in Paris in 1950.
I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I
never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early.
- Francois Gautier

I was born and raised Catholic.
- Tom Araya

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In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents:
become a priest or attend Notre Dame.
- Phil Donahue

I know that many writers have had to write under censorship
and yet produced good novels;
for instance,
Cervantes wrote Don Quixote under Catholic censorship.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

We do hereby command the Leaders of the Hebrew,
Catholic and Protestant Churches to sanctify and have
us crowned Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico.
- Joshua A. Norton

I'm Catholic, he's Jewish, and it was just easier to elope.
- Marg Helgenberger

I suffer from Irish-Catholic guilt.
Guilt is a good reality check.
It keeps that 'do what makes you happy' thing in check.
- Edward Burns

The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing,
civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary,
ignorant people.
- Kenneth Clark

You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo
churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic
music program of any quality,
consistent with the Roman rite tradition.
- Richard Morris

Though I am a Catholic, a professing one,
I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death.
- Taylor Caldwell

Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the
Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries
from the 13th to the 20th.
- Lance Morrow

I was raised Catholic and I'm Presbyterian now,
but I've always been a Christian, regardless of denomination.
I believe that Jesus is the way.
- Patricia Heaton

Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been
paramount in teaching the values that we as parents
seek to instill in our children.
- Joe Baca

The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India...
has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith.
- Ignatius Loyola

I try hard to be a good Catholic.
- Paul Begala

I went to a catholic public school St Helens and learned
English by watching bugs bunny cartoons.
- Nick Mancuso

I grew up a Catholic and I don't want to talk badly
about the Catholic Church but there's a lot of routine stuff going on.
You say the same prayers, you sit, you kneel,
whatever.
- Bernhard Langer

My mom always said that if the Protestants catch a
Catholic in their church,
they feed them to the Jews.
- Kate O'Brien

Yes, I'm Catholic; I'm proud of it.
But I had lots of Protestant friends.
- Liam Neeson

The Roman Catholics teach that unless you're a Roman
Catholic you do not go to heaven.
- Neale Donald Walsch

I went to a Catholic high school and it seemed like
every time I drew something for a class project,
it either got thrown away by the teacher or something.
- Mike Judge

Apparently God takes reception of Holy Communion seriously.
Apparently some things are more sacred than politics.
Apparently it's all or nothing when it comes to being Catholic.
- Carl Olson

Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of
qualities that will not only help them in their careers
but also in their family and community lives.
- Joe Baca

I went to Catholic high school for half a year and
religion wasn't the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school.
It never came up.
- Mandy Moore

I became a Catholic against my will.
- Shusaku Endo

Becoming Catholic involves entering into a relationship
with the Catholic Church.
- Carl Olson

I was raised Catholic until I was old enough to say no.
- John Cusack

BC is not going to replace the hierarchy,
and BC is not going to lead some major reform in the Catholic Church -
that's got to come out of the whole Catholic community.
- William P. Leahy

I'm pretty catholic about what constitutes science fiction.
- Frederik Pohl

The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming
that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.
- George Orwell

Every day Catholics prove that you can be a good Catholic
and a good Democrat and have a different position from the Church on abortion.
- James Carville

The Catholic faith never changes.
But the language and mode of manifesting this one faith
can change according to peoples,
times and places.
- Francis Arinze

Growing up Catholic has been a gift.
- Moira Kelly

People do think I'm Jewish.
But we're Irish Catholic.
My father had a brogue.
- Martin Short

I have four children which is not bad considering I'm not a Catholic.
- Peter Ustinov

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

If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic,
in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to
heaven than go to purgatory.
- Charles Spurgeon

Now a Protestant confronting a Catholic ghost is exactly
Shakespeare's way of grappling with what was not simply
a general social problem but one lived out in his own life.
- Stephen Greenblatt

Once a Catholic always a Catholic.
- Angus Wilson

Kinsey thought that Freud in his own way was as dangerous as the Catholic Church.
- Bill Condon

I'm really happy that I was raised Catholic because
it's given me years of material.
- Kate Clinton

As you know, I am neither Roman Catholic,
Protestant Episcopalian, nor Presbyterian,
nor am I an Irishman.
- John Bright

I was raised a Catholic and when you're raised a Catholic
they don't teach you to think for yourself.
You're taught not to think too deeply about things.
- Abel Ferrara

Catholic liturgical music, it would seem,
is everywhere but in the Catholic Church itself.
- Richard Morris

The Catholic men are more upset about women not being
able to be priests than are Catholic women.
- Andrew Greeley

In my work, I explore my own Catholic obsessions.
- Andres Serrano

I was brought up Roman Catholic.
I'm not even baptized.
- Billy Corgan

I was raised Irish Catholic, but I don't consider myself Irish Catholic:
I consider myself me,
an American.
- John Cusack

I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in
literature and a royalist in politics.
- T. S. Eliot

If you're going to do a thing, you should do it thoroughly.
If you're going to be a Christian, you may as well be a Catholic.
- Muriel Spark

When the truth is that there would be no great Western music,
and certainly no decent choral repertoire,
without the Catholic faith.
- Richard Morris

I studied with the idea of becoming a Catholic priest.
- Peter Jurasik

They're after one world religion and one world government.
That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly,
to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine.
- Hutton Gibson

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

You should have seen me in my Catholic school girl
skirt with my knees knocking together.
- Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

Catholic schools prepare every student to meet the
challenges of their future by developing their mind,
yes, but also their body and their soul and spirit.
- David Vitter

I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every
week and took the sacraments.
It never really touched the core of my being.
- Sting

My father was Catholic, my mother was Protestant,
and because of that I got Christened in both churches,
so I've got all these names...
but my Dad always called me Mick.
- Mickey Spillane

The artistic taste of the Catholic priests is appalling
and I am most anxious to have a Catholic church in
which everything is genuine and good,
and not tawdry and ostentatious.
- Giles Gilbert Scott

As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based
education can have in our society and have witnessed
it first hand in my district.
- Joe Baca

Parochial schools in the United States are also responsible
for educating students from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds,
including many who are non-Catholic.
- Mark Foley

In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success.
He who is successful is good.
In Latin countries, in Catholic countries,
a successful person is a sinner.
- Umberto Eco

I'm a Catholic, but I used to love going to Vacation
Bible School with my fundamentalist friends.
- Paul Begala

I don't need a psychiatrist.
I'm Catholic.
- Dorothy Kilgallen

What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.
- William P. Leahy

He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church
he currently did not attend was Catholic.
- Kingsley Amis


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