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Why NFP Is NOT Contraception


Natural Family Planning Is Not Contraception
Germain Grisez

This article states the basic moral principles against contraceptive use and the repercussions of engaging in pseudo-sexual acts. Grisez outlines the theology of NFP and how the natural methods are not immoral.

Human Love and the Sacredness of Sex
William A. Marra

This article explores the moral difference between the contraception and Natural Family Planning methods. The focus of Dr. Marra's argument is based on the teachings of Dietrich von Hildebrand and the documents of Vatican II's response to Christian marriage.

Contraception, Infallibility, and the Ordinary Magisterium
Russell Shaw
Shaw reviews an article previously published by Dr. Germain Grisez and Rev. John C. Ford, S.J. Shaw seeks to propose a summary on the topic of Humanae Vitae and if Pope Paul VI spoke infallibly when claiming contraceptives to be immoral.

Responsible Parenthood and the "Moral" Significance of Methods and Means of Regulating Birth
Dionigi Tettamanzi

This article discusses the meaning of responsible parenthood as the only way to gain an understanding of the immorality of contraception and artificial reproduction.


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