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The Fourth Prophesy of “Humanae Vitae:” When Self-Mastery is Rejected

Note: Father Boquet's series in all parts may be accessed here. "Birth Control is a name given to a succession of different expedients by which it is possible to filch the pleasure belonging to a natural process while violently and unnaturally thwarting the process itself." — G.K. Chesterton G.K. [...]

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The Third Prophesy of “Humanae Vitae:” The Collapse of Respectful Relationships

Note: Father Boquet's series in all parts may be accessed here. Ruining Respectful Relationships Between the Sexes  "Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the Church… Even so husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no man ever hates his [...]

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The Second Prophesy of Humanae Vitae: A “General Lowering of Moral Standards”

Note: Father Boquet's series in all parts may be accessed here. "Contraception Leads to Falsification, Deception..." Released in 1968, at the height of the hippie revolution with its optimistic doctrines of "free love" and emancipation from tradition and authority, Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae was widely dismissed as the [...]

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Blessed Pope Paul VI: Where Peace Comes From

Pope Paul VI Countering the World Blessed Pope Paul VI, who reigned as the Supreme Pontiff from 1963 to 1978, is closely associated with a single document, Humanae Vitae. This unfortunate reduction prevents many from realizing his entire contribution to life as a whole. For instance, in an official message [...]

By |2020-01-20T13:08:24-05:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , |
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Humanae Vitae’s First Prophesy – The Beauty of Marriage

Note: Father Boquet's series in all parts may be accessed here. Pope Paul VI Re-Affirms Church Teaching on Inherent Dignity of Marriage   “False teachers, many belonging to an intellectual elite in the worlds of science, culture and the media, present an anti-gospel...When you ask them, “What must I do?” their only [...]

Humanae Vitae: Countering Sexual Revolution’s Harm

The Truth About Love and Sexuality It is said that Saint Paul VI was so heartbroken by the outpouring of dissent to Humanae Vitae, he couldn’t bear to write another encyclical in the final decade of his pontificate. Certainly, one can feel the pope’s anguish in this homily, given just months [...]

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How LGBT Activists are Pursuing the Minds of Your Children

In March of this year, the United Nation's new LGBT czar gave a startling interview to "The Observer," an Argentinean newspaper. Vitit Muntarbhorn, formally known as the UN's "Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity," was asked about his impressions of Argentina [...]

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HLI Congress Held as Humanae Vitae Nears Half Century

Humanae Vitae Turns 50 in 2018 “The unchangeable teaching of the Church is under unprecedented attack today.” – John Smeaton (SPUC) Starting with the entire assembly singing Veni Creator Spiritus, the “Voice of the Family” (VOF) coalition opened its October 28th symposium at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas, the Angelicum, [...]

By |2019-11-14T21:49:30-05:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Humanae Vitae was prophetic…and right!

Is the Church going to "revisit" its teachings against artificial contraception? That's what Melinda Gates – wife of Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates – hopes. In a recent interview with the BBC, Gates said she is "optimistic" that Pope Francis and the Vatican might do just that. The Bill [...]

By |2020-01-21T23:08:45-05:00July 22nd, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , |
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Contraception: The Gateway to Moral Decay

Based on the findings of a recent Gallup poll released on May 30, Americans are becoming more accepting of a number of controversial issues. At the top of Gallup’s list of 19 issues was contraception, of which 90 percent of Americans approve, followed by divorce at 69 percent and premarital [...]