Contraception

The Church’s Infallible and Immutable Doctrine on Contraception Stands Amid Opposition

Statements by Cardinals George Cottier and Javier Lozano Barragán that condom use is legitimate in certain circumstances to prevent the spread of AIDS1 created confusion among Catholics worldwide and caused enormous scandal. Unfortunately, these high-ranking prelates, who held important posts in the Roman Curia, joined a growing number of prominent Church figures around the world …

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Humanae Vitae: The Encyclical that Condemned the Sexual Revolution

On 25 July, the feast of Saint James the Apostle, the Church observes the anniversary of the publication of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Of Human Life), by Pope Paul VI [in 1968].1 The Sexual Revolution The context of the encyclical letter was the Sexual Revolution of the mid-sixties. Fashion, literature and the entertainment industry all …

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