Priests have to have the right to say that a sin is a sin.
The family has a social function and so it should be sustained.
The past was more Christian? At times perhaps, in others, though, no.
We desecrated the traditional values, but new values didn't come along.
I think the State shouldn't poke its nose into the sexual relations of consenting adults.
No, moral conscience is one thing, the law is another. We have to hold onto this difference.
The family exists in order to allow women to have children and to have the protection of a male who takes care of them.
One needs to know what the hierarchy of values are from which one takes inspiration, and in a democratic society this is the subject of continuous democratic debate.
That's possible, and in fact the legislation, the politics should graduate the advantages towards those who have children and give less to those who don't have children.
For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force.