Humanae Vitae – A Critical Message for Our Times

Nobody likes to be deceived. Most people are justifiably hurt or angry when a grave injustice is done to them, and perhaps even moved to do something constructive about the situation, to make things right. When it comes to the issue of contraception however, our culture has been deceiving people for decades, yet we see very few people confronting the world’s lies, or trying to correct the injustice that is perpetrated by a seriously flawed understanding of the human person.

Blessed Pope Paul VI exhibited great courage and conviction when he wrote Humanae Vitae

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