Facebook NFP Group: Suggestions for Bishops

The May/June 2012 issue of Family Foundations features an article about a private Facebook group of dedicated NFP users who struggle mightily with NFP. They comprised a list of recommendations for the U.S. bishops of actions that they believe will help make the practice of NFP easier for married couples. Check out their list, and…

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Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Part V

Part 5: Dissenters and Living Martyrs Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. The final installment of this series honors those clergy who stood up in the face of dissent. History is worth repeating. On the 25th Anniversary of Humanae…

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Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Part III

Part 3: Humanae Vitae in 21st Century Language Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. Part 3 of this series explores Humanae Vitae’s arguments via the modern language of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. In his writings and…

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Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Part II

Part 2: Prophecies Fulfilled Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. Part 2 of this series points to how much Pope Paul VI’s prophetic vision has come true. Why is HV significant today? Humanae Vitae was prophetic. Pope Paul VI…

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HHS Talking – Viagra vs Birth Control

This is a series of short talking points that we have provided to our volunteers as information they can use in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share. Why is the Catholic Church fine with providing coverage for Viagra for men, but not…

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HHS Mandate – Hard Cases

This is a series of short talking points that we have provided to our volunteers as information they can use in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share. I have a life-threatening reason to not get pregnant. Why in the world would the…

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HHS Mandate – Irregular Cycles and the Pill

This is a series of short talking points that we have provided to our volunteers as information they can use in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share. I use hormones for irregular cycles, not birth control. What is wrong with that? Morally…

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HHS Mandate – How is NFP Different?

This is a series of short talking points that we have provided to our volunteers as information they can use in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share. How is NFP any different from contraception? They both have the same goal. NFP is…

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HHS Mandate – 99%?

This is a series of short talking points that we have provided to our volunteers as information they can use in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share.   What about the 99% number that the President used during his news conference? If…

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HHS Mandate – Accommodation?

This is a series of short talking points that we have provided to our volunteers as information they can use in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share. Didn’t the President offer an accommodation to let religious groups avoid paying for services they…

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