Eastern Catholic Victims of Soviet Persecutions Suppression of Eastern Catholic Churches By Stalin

Famous quotes containing the words suppression, churches, stalin, persecutions, eastern, catholic, victims and/or soviet:

    ... peace produced by suppression is neither natural nor desirable.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    The law of God is a law of change, and ... when the Churches set themselves against change as such, they are setting themselves against the law of God.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    It was the supreme expression of the mediocrity of the apparatus that Stalin himself rose to his position.
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    ... so far from entrenching human conduct within the gentle barriers of peace and love, religion has ever been, and now is, the deepest source of contentions, wars, persecutions for conscience sake, angry words, angry feelings, backbitings, slanders, suspicions, false judgments, evil interpretations, unwise, unjust, injurious, inconsistent actions.
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)

    Should the German people lay down their arms, the Soviets ... would occupy all eastern and south-eastern Europe together with the greater part of the Reich. Over all this territory, which with the Soviet Union included, would be of enormous extent, an iron curtain would at once descend.
    Joseph Goebbels (1897–1945)

    A vegetarian is not a person who lives on vegetables, any more than a Catholic is a person who lives on cats.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    He was warned. And now he’s paid. Let him be buried with the other victims of human greed and folly.
    Cyril Hume, and Fred McLeod Wilcox. Dr. Morbius (Walter Pidgeon)

    They were right. The Soviet régime is not the embodiment of evil as you think in the West. They have laws and I broke them. I hate tea and they love tea. Who is wrong?
    Alexander Zinoviev (b. 1922)