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Part 2: Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Is it still relevant?

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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“By the grace of God…we’re ready…”

The following homily was delivered this past Sunday by Fr. Michael Geiger of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Crestline, Ohio. It was shared with us by parishioners and long-time CCL Teaching Couple Dennis and Rachel Rall, who reported that the message was received with a standing ovation. Father Geiger gave his permission to share his…

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HHS Talking Point #10 – Viagra’s OK but not 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 Talking Point #9 – 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 Talking Point #8 – 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?…

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HHS Mandate Talking Point #7 – 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…

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We need to get smarter about promoting NFP!

If there’s one thing the ongoing controversy over contraceptive coverage can teach us, it is this: we have to be smarter about the way we advocate for NFP over contraception. In recent weeks, we’ve heard the argument that because Catholics use birth control just as much as everyone else (although that is an exaggerated claim),…

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HHS Mandate Talking Point #6 – 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 Talking Point #5 – 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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HHS Mandate Talking Point #4 – Women’s rights

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.   Women have a right to reproductive healthcare. Not exactly: Women have a right to…

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