â€”Talking Hawk, a Native American from the Mohawk Tribe, preparing for a sacred ceremony to pray for the Earth
â€śWe need to consult a meteorologist and climatologist, not invisible rainmakers in the sky. Obviously, if there was a god, it knows of the drought and has chosen to ignore it.â€ť
â€”Blair Scott, the Alabama director of American Atheists, criticizing Alabama governor Bob Riley for issuing an official proclamation urging Alabamians to pray for rain
â€śThere is one thing a bishop should say to another bishop: that I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.â€ť
â€”Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, chiding conservative Anglican bishops for their criticism of the Episcopal Churchâ€™s acceptance of gay clergy and same-sex unions
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