The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae Part X

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / September 10, 2021 /

Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s Teaching Authority   In our previous…

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part VII)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / July 23, 2021 /
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Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Later articles in this series: Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s Teaching Authority Part X:…

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part VI)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / July 21, 2021 /
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Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Later articles in this series: Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s Teaching Authority Part…

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part V)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / June 9, 2021 /
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Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Later articles in this series: Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The…

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7 Basic Points: A Humanae Vitae Summary

By Jenna McGuire / April 26, 2019 /
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Humanae Vitae (On Human Life) is Pope Paul VI’s famed 1968 encyclical on contraception and reproductive ethics. Written in light of a study commissioned by the Vatican on modern reproductive issues, its timing coincided with the sudden prevalence of contraception and concerns about overpopulation in society at large. Pope Paul VI’s writings reaffirmed long-held Church…

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part IV)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / October 31, 2018 /

Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Later articles in this series: Part V: The Third Prophecy Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s…

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part III)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / October 30, 2018 /

Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Later articles in this series: Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s…

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Keeping Lines of Communication Open with God and Each Other

By Don DeMarco, PhD / September 13, 2018 /

Man as Collaborator “Married people are the free and responsible collaborators with God the Creator in the most serious duty of transmitting human life,” reads the very first sentence of Humanae Vitae.  Explicit mention of God also occurs at least 24 times in the encyclical.  Then Pope Paul VI refers to married couples being “collaborators”…

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part II)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / August 1, 2018 /
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Previous article in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Later articles in this series: Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s Teaching Authority…

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part I)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / July 27, 2018 /

Humanae Vitae Was No “Invention.” It Repeated Church Teaching. Since the 1960’s Western culture has been in a downward spiral of moral decadence. The contraceptive pill, introduced in the U.S. during that decade, brought about the so-called “sexual revolution.” This revolution brought in turn an unprecedented increase in sexual promiscuity, conjugal infidelity, divorce, abortion, and…

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