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29/07/1968 Pope renews birth control ban for Catholics

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Contraception, Abortion, and the Catholic Church

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Evils of Birth Control Predicted by Catholic Church in 1968 - Anthony Digmann, anthonydigmann.com

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Catholic Church and Birth Control

Of his eight encyclicals, Pope Paul VI is best known for his encyclical Humanae Vitae. In this encyclical, he reaffirmed the Catholic Church's traditional view of marriage and marital relations and a continued condemnation of artificial birth control. The reaction to the encyclical's continued prohibitions of artificial birth control was mixed.
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