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In the Western Church to which I belong, priests cannot be married as in the Byzantine, Ukrainian, Russian or Greek Catholic Churches. In those churches,…
The Roman Curia has its defects, but it seems to me that people often overemphasize its defects and talk too little about the health of…
If, hypothetically, Western Catholicism were to review the issue of celibacy, I think it would do so for cultural reasons, not so much as a…
My authoritarian and quick manner of making decisions led me to have serious problems and to be accused of being ultraconservative. I have never been…
When I was a seminarian, I was dazzled by a girl I met at an uncle’s wedding. I was surprised by her beauty, her intellectual…
Politics, according to the Social Doctrine of the Church, is one of the highest forms of charity, because it serves the common good. I cannot…
Work ends up dehumanizing people.
I entered the diocesan seminary. I liked the Dominicans, and I had Dominican friends. But then I chose the Society of Jesus, which I knew…
Anyone who wants to be pope doesn’t care much for themselves, God doesn’t bless them. I didn’t want to be pope.
More and more people work on Sundays as a consequence of the competitiveness imposed by a consumer society.
Vanity, showing off, is an attitude that reduces spirituality to a worldly thing, which is the worst sin that could be committed in the church.
Politics is the most important of the civil activities and has its own field of action, which is not that of religion.
A Christian who does not pray for those who govern is not a good Christian.
We cannot insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods. The teaching of the church is clear, and…
I sincerely hope I can contribute to the progress there has been in relations between Jews and Catholics since the Second Vatican Council in a…
Today, the news is scandals; that is news, but the many children who don’t have food – that’s not news. This is grave. We can’t…
Young people are just as attracted to the truth as they are convenience and expediency.
We just cannot worry about ourselves.
He who doesn’t pray to the Lord prays to the devil.
Since God created the world, He also created reality.
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