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May 14, 2018 - 02:52 pm .- A report calling for access to contraception and abortion in the developing world is an example of ideological colonization and cultural arrogance, warned a family author and scholar.
Mar 28, 2018 - 11:06 am .- The encyclical Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI shocked the world when it was published in 1968.
Mar 28, 2018 - 02:48 am .- The promise of the sexual revolution and contraception was total sexual freedom for everyone.
Mar 26, 2018 - 03:45 pm .- Fifty years after its release, the teachings of Humanae Vitae are more relevant and necessary for the life of the Church than ever, participants at a recent symposium on the encyclical said.
Mar 9, 2018 - 04:16 pm .- Speaking at a presentation of a book on Humanae Vitae, Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, stressed Wednesday that attempts to change the Church’s teaching are “a crime against the Church.”
Feb 12, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the University of Notre Dame’s recent decision to provide “simple contraceptives” on its insurance plans for faculty and students.
Feb 9, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- After the University of Notre Dame announced it would fund  “simple contraceptives” in its insurance plan, one Notre Dame professor has criticized the move, calling it “a giant leap into immorality.”
Feb 7, 2018 - 03:46 pm .- The University of Notre Dame has announced that it will fund “simple contraceptives” through its insurance plan.
Feb 3, 2018 - 05:00 am .- Since Bl. Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae was published 50 years ago, it has sparked wide-ranging debates, and frequent calls to change its teaching from some theologians.
Jul 24, 2017 - 03:13 am .- For some, it was a health-conscious decision. For others, it was environmental. For still others, it was faith-based.
Jul 12, 2017 - 03:55 pm .- Pope Francis cannot change Church teaching on contraception, despite the hopes of Melinda Gates.
Jun 16, 2017 - 05:19 pm .- As rumors abound concerning a Vatican commission to reinterpret Humanae vitae in light of Amoris laetitia, the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life has rejected these rumors.
Jun 8, 2017 - 02:58 am .- What started as a means to liberate women seems to have taken an ironic twist.
May 19, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The only Planned Parenthood office in Wyoming will close along with another five offices in the organization’s Rocky Mountain region, though officials said it would still exercise a presence in the state.
Jan 20, 2017 - 12:04 am .- A reported drop in the United States abortion rate by the Guttmacher Institute is good news to pro-life leaders, who nevertheless acknowledge that optimism should be tempered.
Oct 16, 2016 - 12:09 pm .- As Planned Parenthood celebrates the centennial of the opening of its first birth control clinic, pro-life leaders are condemning the abuses of the nation’s largest abortion provider.
Oct 14, 2016 - 11:56 am .- Following a leaked email from prominent political actors about a possible “Catholic Spring” movement to plant “seeds of the revolution” within the Church, the U.S. bishops' conference has rebuked interference in the Church and a political discourse that marginalizes the faithful and demeans women.
Oct 12, 2016 - 05:08 pm .- In a leaked email hacked from a private account, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign appears to discuss with a progressive figure whether it is possible to “plant the seeds of the revolution” against the U.S. bishops and their stances.
Sep 29, 2016 - 03:32 pm .- For the millions of women using hormonal birth control, side effects are nothing new. Headaches, mood swings and weight gain are all commonly reported side effects, not to mention more serious problems such as blood clots and migraines.  
Sep 21, 2016 - 04:03 pm .- Modern-day imperialism. Harmful to women. A failed promise. These are the ways that leading Catholic scholars described contraception – and said the Church is right to warn against it.