GUEST COMMENTARY: Humanae Vitae: Bad for the church, worse for the world


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WASHINGTON-Forty years ago, the Vatican slammed the door on the hopes of the vast majority of Catholics and confirmed a complete prohibition on modern methods of contraception. Today, the rupture that Humanae Vitae caused between the Vatican and lay Catholics remains unhealed. That papal encyclical, which enshrined the teaching against contraception, radically altered my church, […]