What is Love?
Our society is confused as to what love is. There is a sickness in our society. Pope John Paul II’s 1994 “Letter to Families” examines this sickness in our society. The sickness consists in the almost total loss of the marks of a “civilization of love,” which is how the Pope characterizes a civilization that is truly human. We are living instead, he says, in “a civilization of production and of use, a civilization of ‘things’ and not of ‘persons,’ a civilization in which persons are used in the same way as things are used” In society and in man,