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50 reasons to read Humanae Vitae

It’s the 50th anniversary of one of the most ground-shaking, pot-stirring, life-giving documents the Church has released in recent history. In 31 short paragraphs, soon-to-be-Saint Pope Paul VI defended the Church’s unchangeable teaching on contraception and laid the groundwork that would inspire a certain Cardinal Wojtyla to pen the Theology of the Body. So what’s…

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Cincinnati invests in game-changing TOB curriculum

This is an extended version of the original article in our May/June 2018 edition of our magazine, Family Foundations. You can subscribe or order individual issues here. When Emily Macke was approached to write an 8-semester Theology of the Body curriculum for high schoolers, she wasn’t overwhelmed as one would expect. “My first reaction was excitement…

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Radical feminist becomes nun, embraces Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae Giving Day *  *  * By Sister Helena Burns You may be wondering what a nun has to do with or say about Humanae Vitae, the little 1968 encyclical that reaffirmed the Church’s 2,000-year-old position on contraception. Two thousand years? Yes. There have always been forms of contraception and abortion, and the followers…

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A refreshing twist: Cosmopolitan quotes TOB

Yep. You read that right! Cosmopolitan, that popular magazine featuring beauty, fashion, career and (really bad) sex advice, recently published an online article on why some woman of the 21st century would choose to wait until marriage to have sex. Not only that but what you might find in this article is actually quite refreshing…

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