There is no difference between NFPand contraception.
NFP methods are different from and better than contraception.
no harmful side effects
virtually cost free
with, rather than suppress, a couple's fertility
be used both to achieve and avoid pregnancy
for shared responsibility and cooperation by husband and wife
respect for and acceptance of the total person
maturity and the virtue of chastity
and safeguard the unitive and procreative meanings of married love.
other words, there is a big difference between NFP and contraception. NFP, as
opposed to contraception, does not deliberately frustrate the procreative
potential of sex. So, NFP is morally acceptable while contraception is actually
sinful and never morally right. NFP is unique because it enables its users to
work with the body rather than against it. Fertility is viewed as a gift and reality
to live, not a problem to be solved. Ultimately, NFP respects God's design for