July 06, 2018

John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on responsible parenthood.

... Pope Francis memorably countered popular misconceptions about the church’s sexual teaching in 2015 aboard a flight when he bluntly said, “Some people believe that — pardon my language, in order to be good Catholics, we should be like rabbits.”

“No. Responsible parenthood,” he added.

Key to understanding the term “responsible parenthood” is Section 10 of Pope Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical, “Humanae Vitae,” Grabowski said. ...

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