To live without faith, without a patrimony to defend, without a steady struggle for truth – that is not living, but existing.
“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.”
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.
A civilization inspired by a consumerist, anti-birth mentality is not and cannot ever be a civilization of love.
No one is forced to be a Christian. But no one should be forced to live according to the "new religion" as though it alone were definitive and obligatory for all mankind.