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Sharing NFP: A Holistic Approach to Sexuality

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / August 2, 2021 /
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Any fair analysis of how well the Catholic Church has done in educating Catholics about – let alone convincing them of – the Church’s teaching on contraception, would have to conclude that the Church’s ministers have failed quite spectacularly. One much-cited poll from 2016 found that only 13% of weekly Mass-going Catholics agreed with the…

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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 Prophesy Part IV: The Second Prophesy Part V: The Third Prophesy Part VI: The Fourth Prophesy 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 Prophesy Part IV: The Second Prophesy Part V: The Third Prophesy 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 Negative Effects of the Pill—And of All Hormonal Birth Control

By HLI Staff / July 9, 2021 / Comments Off on The Negative Effects of the Pill—And of All Hormonal Birth Control
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The Pill: A Hormonal Method of Birth Control The class of hormonal methods of birth control include birth control pills; implants such as Norplant, Jadelle and Implanon; injectables such as Depo-Provera and Lunelle; intrauterine devices (IUDs), patches and rings, and, of course, the class of abortion pills and so-called emergency “contraception,” which includes Cytotec, ellaOne,…

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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 Prophesy Part IV: The Second Prophesy Later articles in this series: Part VI: The Fourth Prophesy 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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What Are the Environmental Impacts of Hormonal Birth Control?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / June 4, 2021 /
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Have you ever stopped for gas and watched a giant ten-wheel fuel tanker rumble up to refill the gas station’s tanks? These trucks are enormous, forty feet long, and each carries enough gasoline to fill a small backyard swimming pool. The powerful hormones in abortifacient methods of birth control dictate their modes of operation. Every…

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Abortifacient Brief: The Birth Control Pill

By Brian Clowes, PhD / April 14, 2021 /

What exactly is “abortifacient” birth control? Contraceptives are methods of birth control that place a physical barrier between sperm and egg, such as condoms and diaphragms. By contrast, abortifacients are hormonal-based methods of birth control that often cause early abortions. In 2015, about 7.4 million American women were using such methods.1 The principal method of abortifacient birth…

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Depo-Provera: Injectable Abortion

By HLI Staff / March 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Depo-Provera: Injectable Abortion
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The Depo-Provera shot is a type of hormonal anti-fertility drug that works at times as a contraceptive, but also sometimes as an abortifacient—a drug that causes abortion in some instances. Women who receive this injection must be aware of the health risks to them and to a newly created baby. Here are the 4 key…

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Stop Societal Breakdown: Build Up Marriage

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / January 4, 2021 /

“The family has a special role to play throughout the life of its members, from birth to death. It is truly ‘the sanctuary of life: the place in which life – the gift of God – can be properly welcomed and protected against the many attacks to which it is exposed, and can develop in…

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Abortifacient Brief: Implants

By Susan Ciancio / November 5, 2020 /
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Since the Supreme Court ruled on the legalization of birth control, millions of women—often oblivious to its dangers—have used one of its many forms. Manufacturers make billions off a woman’s desire to have sex with little to no consequences. While the pill is the most popular type, other methods continually entice women. Birth control implants…

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