"With respect to Holy Communion, it is up to the communicant to decide whether they are in a state of grace and worthy to receive the Eucharist. Each one of us makes that decision."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Roger Mahony on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Roger Mahony on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Roger Mahony on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Roger Mahony on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Roger Mahony on Abraham Lincoln
"The war on terrorism has made national security a legitimate concern, and a rising deficit, changes brought on by globalization and even the price of oil have thrown the nation's economic health into question."
"A lot of victims, for example, have become addicted to alcohol and drugs. It seems to me that the church's healing ministry is going to be enhanced through this in much broader strokes. That's good, it's all positive."