"I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members."
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that."William P. Leahy on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."William P. Leahy on Mahatma Gandhi
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."William P. Leahy on John F. Kennedy
"Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them."William P. Leahy on Bruce Lee
"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much."William P. Leahy on Oscar Wilde
"I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith in a different way."
"We are the meeting place, an entity that's trying to connect faith and culture."
"Now where people are - at least the people I talk to - they are focused on issues of trust. Accountability also comes up, to make sure that this doesn't happen again."