Humanae Vitae


#1

Just finished reading Humanae Vitae. I have heard several people talk about how this document discusses all aspects of human life including abortion. Maybe I missed it, but the only thing I really found in this document was artificial versus natural birth control. Any thoughts?


#2

Perhaps they were thinking of Evangelium Vitae?


#3

[quote=tkdnick]Just finished reading Humanae Vitae. I have heard several people talk about how this document discusses all aspects of human life including abortion. Maybe I missed it, but the only thing I really found in this document was artificial versus natural birth control. Any thoughts?
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The Encyclical was specifically for the question of artificial means of birth control. Pope Paul VI also prognosticated on the terrible effects that contraceptives would have on society in the long-term, especially denigration of women.


#4

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