Tag: Humanae Vitae

Irish newspapers apologize, pay ex-seminarian for false claims

Irish newspapers apologize, pay ex-seminarian for false claims

| Michael Kelly | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Three Irish newspapers have apologized and paid compensation to a former seminarian after admitting they falsely claimed he was expelled from formation after being found in bed with another seminarian.

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Alyssa Milano’s #SexStrike highlights what the Church has taught all along

Alyssa Milano’s #SexStrike highlights what the Church has taught all along

| St. Louis Review | May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Objecting to the passage of a sweeping pro-life bill in Georgia, actress Alyssa Milano recently took to Twitter to urge women to stop having sex until “we get bodily autonomy back.”

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Recovering intimacy in a lonely world

Recovering intimacy in a lonely world

| Greg Erlandson | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the early 1990s, the famed mystery author P.D. James published “The Children of Men.” Set in the year 2021, it describes a dystopian world where the human race had become incapable of reproducing itself.

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Speakers: After predicting sexual revolution ills, ‘Humanae Vitae’ still offers hope

Speakers: After predicting sexual revolution ills, ‘Humanae Vitae’ still offers hope

| Susan Klemond and Matthew Davis | October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The interdisciplinary conference examined some of the far-reaching consequences of the sexual revolution — those both predicted and those unforeseen by St. Paul VI in his controversial encyclical — as well as the scientific, social and moral context for questions of married love, parenthood and the use of artificial birth control.

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Pope ‘suffered at foot of cross’ after ‘Humanae Vitae,’ says author

Pope ‘suffered at foot of cross’ after ‘Humanae Vitae,’ says author

| Roxanne King | October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Humanae Vitae” was controversial when it was promulgated in 1968 and it remains misunderstood by many today.

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Contraception feeds violence against women, papal theologian says

Contraception feeds violence against women, papal theologian says

| Catherine Sheehan | July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The widespread use of contraception has led to increased violence and aggression against women, the theologian of the papal household said during a mid-July visit to Sydney.

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Trusting in God’s providence in all aspects of our lives

Trusting in God’s providence in all aspects of our lives

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Shortly after I was named Bishop of Gaylord, a small diocese in Michigan where I served from 2009 to 2013, I was part of an ongoing discussion concerning the challenges faced by newly ordained priests. The evidence suggested that far too many young priests across the country were, at times, feeling overwhelmed by loneliness and isolation in their first assignments, even though they had been happy and vibrant seminarians just a few years before.

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‘Humanae Vitae’ at 50

‘Humanae Vitae’ at 50

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Exploring the landmark 1968 encyclical “Humanae Vitae” ­— “Of Human Life” affirming the Church’s teaching on marriage and contraception.

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With Binz and Shannon, ‘Humanae Vitae’ shaped local Church legacy

With Binz and Shannon, ‘Humanae Vitae’ shaped local Church legacy

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The formation of — and fallout from — “Humanae Vitae” was an intimate affair for leaders of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Among the three American bishops who served on the Vatican’s Pontifical Commission on Population, Family and Birth-rate — popularly known as the “birth control commission” — was Archbishop Leo Binz of St. Paul and Minneapolis, who maintained throughout the commission that every contraceptive act was wrong.

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‘Humanae Vitae’ said rooted in respect church has for human dignity

‘Humanae Vitae’ said rooted in respect church has for human dignity

| Dennis Sadowski | July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fifty years ago, an encyclical was released affirming a long-held teaching of the Catholic Church, yet it became one of the most controversial encyclicals in recent church history.

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Managing Your Fertility website aims to answer NFP questions

Managing Your Fertility website aims to answer NFP questions

| Bridget Ryder | July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ahead of Natural Family Awareness Week July 22-28 and the 50th anniversary of Blessed Pope Paul VI’s promulgation of “Humanae Vitae” July 25, The Catholic Spirit asked Bridget Busacker, a health educator and parishioner of St. Mark in St. Paul, about NFP and her website, Managing Your Fertility, which she describes as a “’one-stop shop’ for individuals and couples to learn about the basics of reproductive health and the variety of NFP methods available.”

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Nun-physician has spent much of her life educating young people about NFP

Nun-physician has spent much of her life educating young people about NFP

| Lou Baldwin | July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sister Hanna Klaus is an OB-GYN, a member of the Medical Mission Sisters and best known as founder of the TeenSTAR adolescent sex education program, which is used around the world.

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