"Strong countries are built by developing strong democracies. I think Vladimir heard me loud and clear."
Prodding Vladimir Putin about Moscow's retreat from democracy.
"Russia has made its choice in favor of democracy."
Russian leader Vladimir Putin
Who met with President Bush in Slovakia. But Putin also warned that the adoption of democracy could cause the "collapse of the state and the impoverishment of the people." He noted that "democracy is not anarchy."
"We are so scared because he has been sick in the past."
Vanessa Animo Bono, 32
A Roman Catholic, on the pope's return to the hospital.