Posts Tagged ‘contraception’
The author explains the Church’s teaching on using natural family planning to postpone a pregnancy or space children.
Two secular magazines recently admitted women’s growing discontent with the Pill. Tired of the unpleasant side effects of hormonal contraception, some women are resorting to the withdrawal method as a way of preventing pregnancy; others are re-discovering fertility awareness-based methods. These trends suggest that the time is ripe to encourage men and women to reconsider the Church’s rich teaching on human sexuality.
What does the Catholic Church really teach about married love, contraception, and Natural Family Planning? Read our FAQs and learn the facts.
What does the Catholic Church teach about married love? Marriage is an intimate, lifelong partnership in which husbands and wives give and receive love unselfishly. The sexual relationship expresses their married love and shows what it means to become “one body” (Genesis 2:24) and “one flesh” (Mark 10:8, Matthew 19:6). The sexual union is meant […]
For a newly engaged couple, learning Natural Family Planning (NFP) is informative, interesting, at times a little embarrassing, but always enlightening. Living NFP, on the other hand, is a different story.