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Reflecting on Humanae Vitae: Do We Really Need More Contraception? Comments

So, what did Pope Paul VI say back when all this began? In Humanae Vitae, he warned, "Upright men can even better convince themselves of the solid grounds on which the teaching of the Church in this field is based if they care to reflect upon the consequences of methods of artificially limiting the increase of children. Let them consider, first of all, how wide and easy a road would thus be opened up towards conjugal infidelity and the general ... Continue Reading

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  1. Kasoy
    2 years ago

    Contraception enables people to engage in sex as a form of entertainment without responsibility just like playing computer war games without actually killing people. In the same way that computer war games players tend to eventually develop more aggressive behavior, so will people who treat sex as a pastime becoming more hedonistic, selfish, and irresponsibly callous and insensitive to the inspirations of the Holy Spirit. Pleasure becomes their god. People will allocate more and more of their time in entertainment and pursuit of worldly pleasures instead of giving time to prayer, meditation, and thanksgiving to God.

  2. michael
    2 years ago

    When the pill and other forms of contraception were introduced into African nations, both men and women rejected such things as being unnatural. They did not need a university degree to tell them it was unnatural and for the male, at least, quite unmanly. Having offspring was a sign of successful manhood. Real men despise the notion of any form of contraception. We have sexual organs which are known as reproductive organs. They have a purpose. It is only in the modern world which is so artificial and so unmanly that we have confusion over what is so obvious. It is also the enlightened thinking of modern man that seeks to control and even change the nature of things...refined foods, refined sex. We are in a sorry state.

  3. Helen Hawkins
    2 years ago

    KarlVDH,

    Two. How many have you adopted.

    Question: Since when is being an orphan or unwanted a capital crime deserving of death?

  4. KarlVDH
    2 years ago

    Let me ask this: before you reply... before you pass your judgement, before you make this political...
    How many children have you adopted for Christ?


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