Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church’

The world of quieter conversions

St. Paul’s conversion, with all its drama and bright lights and the booming voice of God, reads like something out of a comic book. While such film-worthy revelations of God to his people are rare, quiet conversions and reversions are far more numerous than people may believe. In NFP circles in particular, we see that…

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What the new Vatican document says about hysterectomy

Update, January 4, 2019 at 10:52 am: Due to responses, some of the wording and implications in this article have been clarified. *** On Thursday, January 3, a document further exploring the morality of hysterectomy was published by the Vatican on behalf of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). It was released…

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Straight talk on NFP, man to man

From the Family Foundations archives **** So you’re getting ready to get married in the Catholic Church and you’re wondering about natural family planning? You’re probably wondering if it’s really good for your marriage and why the Church cares about your method of family planning. You might be wondering what life is really like for couples who…

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Soon-to-be Saint Mother Teresa, teacher and promoter of NFP

Couples who practice natural family planning may soon have a patron saint. On Thursday, the day of his 79th birthday, Pope Francis signed a decree approving a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Mother Teresa. The date for her canonization is speculated to be September 4 of next year. Mother Teresa was a staunch…

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