It’s very difficult to determine whether this is the fault of the world that has abandoned the Church, or the Church that does not know how to relate to the world.
We show deference to the civil authorities when they respect the divine origin of their power and when they serve the people with objective reference to the law of God.
Taking the life of another is always a moral crime.
I see the work the pope has to do. It is a huge responsibility. Nobody campaigns for it.
The destination is a happy life, an accomplished life that doesn’t end with death but with eternal life.