A civilization inspired by a consumerist, anti-birth mentality is not and cannot ever be a civilization of love.
Celibacy is always, shall we say, an affront to what man normally thinks. It is something that can be done, and is only credible, if there is a God and if celibacy is my doorway into the kingdom of God.
In proclaiming the faith and in administering the sacraments every priest speaks on behalf of Jesus Christ, for Jesus Christ.
In the name of tolerance, tolerance is being abolished; this is a real threat we face.
“If you believe what you like in the Gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.”
So I learn that some animal rights activists committed sacrilege in protesting at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.