There will be strife. So your boyfriend is correct. But you are correct also. St. Matthew writes: "But as for the day and hour, nobody knows it..."(Mt. 24-36) Certainly, worry about the end of the world should not be reason for not having children and giving the opportunity to know the Lord! Good Friday gives us every reason to trust the Lord's love for us. Questions 668 through 679 in the Catechism of the Catholic Church covers all of this. You can order a Catechism through shop.catholic.com
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Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.