Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Humanae Vitae: Forty Years Later

Check out Hugh's blog post on Humanae Vitae

"The cornerstone of Catholic moral and ethical teaching reaches the famous Jack Benny age of 39 on July 25, 2007. It has been almost 40 years since Pope Paul VI stunned the world with the traditionally conservative encyclical during the traumatic period of social and sexual upheaval during the 1960's. This author, remembers the announcement very clearly, even though I was only a grade school student. At the time I was 8 years old and quite honestly was more concerned with enjoying my summer vacation and getting to the beach more than papal proclamations..." (Continued here)

1 comment:

Ebeth said...


Read this encyclical and loved it! A protestant friend tried to get me to see how conflicting it is......they will reach for anything.