|HLI Research: Chastity|
Family Values Versus Safe Sex
by His Eminence Alfonso Cardinal López Trujillo
HIV/AIDS Increase and Decrease with Condoms and Chastity, Respectively. [...] There are reports supporting the idea that where abstinence before marriage and fidelity to one's spouse have been successfully promoted, the HIV/AIDS pandemic has dramatically decreased. For instance, Uganda has pushed for a chastity-based program, and there the incidence of HIV/AIDS is managed relatively better than in other countries. Read More ...
Fertility and Continence
by Rita Joseph
There are two mutually contradictory advertising messages that have been presented for the last thirty years. On one side, fertility should be contained and controlled. Otherwise there would be unwanted pregnancies, with a resulting deterioration of development, scarcity of natural resources and the loss for women of the role that is due to them in society. On the other side, continence, that it to say the ability of human beings to control their own sexuality, is said to be impossible. Read More...
by Aquilino Polaino-Lorente
The very nature of this teaching also demands a needed characteristic of family sex education, education in chastity. It is natural for children to experiment with the attraction to those of the opposite sex, as well as with their sexual tendencies. But it is no less true that it is also natural to demand that the person have dominion over himself and his instinctive tendencies. Read More...