A civilization inspired by a consumerist, anti-birth mentality is not and cannot ever be a civilization of love.
In the name of tolerance, tolerance is being abolished; this is a real threat we face.
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.
To live without faith, without a patrimony to defend, without a steady struggle for truth – that is not living, but existing.
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.