John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology and ethics, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about comments by Melinda Gates who has said that she is “optimistic” the Catholic Church will change church teaching on contraception in order to help women in developing countries.
... She said she was “optimistic” that the Catholic Church would re-examine its teachings on contraception and that they might change over time.
But such change is impossible, said John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology and ethics at Catholic University of America.
“The Church’s teaching on opposing contraception isn’t a recent teaching, it’s not something made up by Pope Paul VI in 1968,” he told CNA. ...
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