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The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that STDs are at a record high for the fifth year in a row in the United States. In 2018 2.4 million new cases were reported. Syphilis alone has increased 71% in the last five years (CDC). So maybe it’s time to tell the truth; the “solution”…

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There are times when priests, ministers and pro-life activists encounter what might be called the “ultimate hard case” involving condoms.  This is the situation where a husband and wife are serodiscordant; one is HIV positive and the other is not.  The question inevitably arises as to whether or not they may use condoms to prevent…

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Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International (HLI), released the following statement today to mark the occasion of World AIDS Day 2016: “Despite enormous medical advancements over the past decades to combat HIV/AIDS, many of our brothers and sisters around the world continue to suffer, and the spread of the deadly virus remains…

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“Crisis pregnancy centers lie to women about abortion and contraception,” NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue declared in an email to supporters Thursday. The email contained a link to a video attacking crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) as “fake ‘clinics’ set up by the anti-choice movement.” The real aim of the video was to smear Virginia…

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1. Condom failure rate is high. The condom is the most commonly-used barrier method of contraception in the world. But how effective are condoms? According to mainstream scientific sources, their efficacy has been grossly overstated by its promoters. After the use of just 10, the probability of at least one failure is 52%, according to…

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This past spring, an American group called “Catholics for Choice” (CFC) invaded Kenya with their “Condoms4choice” campaign. Through the use of billboards and news articles, this program is spreading the message that “good Catholics use condoms.” With this program, CFC is especially advertising the use of condoms as an acceptable way of preventing the spread…

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Medical news outlets and traditional news outlets have been gradually increasing their coverage of the ongoing AIDS crisis, leading up to today, which has become known as “World AIDS Day.” Pope Benedict’s recent visit to Benin, Africa drew many to recall his 2009 trip to the continent. It was quite a furor that erupted when,…

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