I am a journalist and a convert. That sounds like an oxymoron.
According to a new series documenting the impact of the pill on women’s mental health, coupled with the recent release of a study in which half of the women polled said they were having “serious trouble” with their contraceptive, the popularity of artificial contraception is continuing to diminish among of women.
After accepting and even celebrating Humanae Vitae and its teachings about love and marriage, in this third part of the series, Deacon Pat discusses options for couples and explains the harm that can be done to both families and society when God’s plan for the creation of life is disobeyed.
There’s a reason why more and more women are opting for natural family planning methods, and one of those reasons was 27 year-old Sarah Cobb.
Get this. In 1971, the UK Medical Research Council refused on ethical grounds Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe, the first scientists to successfully use IVF, long-term support for their medical and scientific research on “Studies on Human Reproduction”. The Council was concerned with “patient safety and offspring abnormality”. However, the team moved forward with a large amount of private money and made history with the birth of the first “test-tube baby,” Louise Brown. Read the rest…