Humanae Vitae

Hostile reactions from Catholics against the encyclical suggest the Church has lost its mission

Both practices offered a technical fix for fertility – with grave consequences

From 50 years ago, Archbishop John Murphy’s tribute to the ‘Magna Carta for the whole family’

There had been speculation that Mgr Gilfredo Marengo’s commission would challenge Church teaching

After Paul VI released Humanae Vitae 50 years ago, Catholics split into warring tribes

Penny Mordaunt spoke after meeting the President of the Pontifical Academy for Life

The letter praises the ‘beautiful and prophetic’ call to chastity

‘This marks an important moment for the Church in this country,’ one priest said

Embracing Humanae Vitae means a decisive rejection of worldly values

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