News Analysis

The week in quotations


“You hear very famous scientists making pronouncements like … We don’t need God any more. That’s complete nonsense”
Theoretical physicist Marcelo Gleiser, winner of the Templeton prize, on the limits of atheism
Times of Israel

“See it. Pray it. Sort it”
The Catholic Youth Ministry Federation parodies the British Transport Police slogan ‘See it. Say it. Sorted’

“It is an order which there is no duty to carry out nor heed”
Venezuelan Cardinal Baltazar Porras on security services being told to use lethal force against civilians
Catholic News Agency

Statistic of the week

Year-on-year rise in ordinations in Spain, from 109 to 135
Source: Spanish bishops’ conference