A civilization inspired by a consumerist, anti-birth mentality is not and cannot ever be a civilization of love.
The Eucharist is "the source and summit of the Christian life."
In proclaiming the faith and in administering the sacraments every priest speaks on behalf of Jesus Christ, for Jesus Christ.
Certainly, it is difficult to make the demands of the Gospel understandable to secularized people. But this pastoral difficulty must not lead to compromises with the truth.
It is sad that there are what you might call professional Catholics who make a living on their Catholicism, but in whom the spring of faith flows only faintly, in a few scattered drops. We must really make an effort to change this.
The Bergoglio bug strikes again, this time attacking the Church's, in other words Christ's, teaching on marriage: