Includes four lessons with suggested responses and commentary on the encyclical.
In 1968, Pope Paul VI issued an encyclical on the regulation of birth, called Humanae Vitae. This document was very controversial since many people were apparently expecting the Catholic Church to change her teaching and accept birth control. In this study, you will see how the Holy Father’s words concerning the consequences of accepting birth control turned out to be prophetic. This book has four chapters/lessons and includes answers.
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Cindy Morales has a MDiv from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. She is a revert to the Catholic Church and is currently the director of religious education at St. Philip the Apostle Parish in Northfield, IL.