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Topic: Humanae Vitae

What would St John Paul II have made of the family synod?

During the synod we heard too much about failed marriages and too little about faithful marriages

Francis praises ‘farsightedness’ of Paul VI at beatification Mass

Two-week extraordinary synod of bishops ends with beatification Mass

The first pope accused of being a Marxist

Paul VI is synonymous with Humanae Vitae, but we have forgotten that he was a revolutionary pontiff in Francis’s mould

Ann Widdecombe: Church’s ban on Communion for divorced and re-married is ‘unduly harsh’

The former Catholic MP said that the teaching caused huge distress

The future Blessed Pope Paul VI was a great champion of family life

Humanae Vitae upheld the sanctity of marriage despite opposition from inside and outside the Church

Books blog: A frank and funny guide to Natural Family Planning

Simcha Fisher’s Sinner’s Guide is recommended for those faithful to Church teaching on contraception and those who are struggling with it

If Pope Paul was a saint, he was a martyr too — a martyr for truth and a martyr to duty

Pope Paul VI’s beatification will be an opportunity to re-discover his teaching, which willl do us a world of good

Why, in today’s paper, I wrote that it was Pope John Paul who made it possible for me (with many others) at last to be received into the Church

He re-established the simple but immense fact of the Church’s authority to declare the objective truth of Catholic doctrine

John Paul II: Things I have to thank him for

Ahead of his canonisation, it is a timely moment to reflect on how Blessed John Paul has inspired us

Pope Francis, please write a new encyclical on contraception

I bet Francis is going to develop Church teaching on birth control at some point in his pontificate