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"You, as children of the Church, must work to ensure that the coming 'global society' will not be spiritually indigent or inherit the errors of the century which ends."

-- Pope John Paul II, urging an audience of more than 110,000 people packed into a soccer stadium in Mexico City to use their faith to fight violence, drug trafficking and other ills of society in the new millennium

"Today's events make clear that the votes are not there to convict and remove the president from office. Any proceedings from this day forward only serve to delay the final resolution of this matter."

-- Special White House counsel Gregory Craig, commenting after the Senate split 56 to 44 on two impeachment trial votes