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Topic: contraception

The billion-dollar campaign to persuade poor women they need contraception

Hundreds of millions of women apparently have an ‘unmet need’ for contraception. The concept is vague at best

The Sisters who cheer on Melinda Gates’s birth control campaign seem eager to drop Church teaching for their own ‘core values’

The statement by the Ursuline Sisters of Dallas is a hotchpotch of vagueness

Government policies have encouraged irresponsible sexual behaviour among children

Giving girls as young as 13 the contraceptive Pill without their parents’ knowledge is yet another hugely misguided policy. Time for a change of approach?

Melinda Gates is missing the point about contraception in the developing world

Expensive birth control programmes come with an agenda

Will Obama really retreat over his edict that Catholic institutions must provide contraception? Probably not. And how will US Catholics vote then?

I suspect that the answer is deeply depressing

Five reasons why America’s moral consensus has collapsed

For five decades fundamental moral values have been sidelined by economics and politics

Pharmacists who object to handing out pill could lose job

Chemists say new guidelines take away their right to refuse to handle such drugs

The influential economist who tried to reverse Church teaching on birth control

That was in 1967, the year before Humanae Vitae. I wonder what Barbara Ward would think now

Full text of Vatican’s clarification on condoms

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issues note entitled “On the trivialisation of sexuality”

Vatican: Pope’s words on condoms do not mark change in Church teaching

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issues clarification about Benedict XVI’s remarks in Light of the World