In proclaiming the faith and in administering the sacraments every priest speaks on behalf of Jesus Christ, for Jesus Christ.
One can readily admit that the Magisterium's manner of expression does not seem very easy to understand at times. It needs to be translated by preachers and catechists into a language which relates to people and to their respective cultural environments. The essential content of the Church's teaching, however, must be upheld in this process. It must not be watered down on allegedly pastoral grounds, because it communicates the revealed truth.
A civilization inspired by a consumerist, anti-birth mentality is not and cannot ever be a civilization of love.
That Christianity gives joy and breadth is also a thread that runs through my whole life. Ultimately someone who is always only in opposition could not endure life at all.
Those who with God's help have welcomed Christ's call and freely responded to it are urged on by love of Christ to proclaim the Good News everywhere in the world.
We are informed that Bergoglio has ordered a commission to look into the translation of the Novus Ordo Missae, not to improve it of course, but to pervert it. No doubt he intends to make clowns a permanent fixture, and maybe he will thrown in Martin Luther and Mohammed into the Eucharistic prayer.