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humanae vitae at 50
 
Books
Kathy Schiffer
BOOK PICK: Self-Gift: Essays on Humanae Vitae and the Thought of John Paul II
Education
Stephen Beale
After an initial period of intense resistance to its teaching, scholars have increasingly appreciated its merits, sparking new campus initiatives.
Culture of Life
Paul Turano, as told to Sue Ellen Browder
Personal reflections on the goodness of Church teaching.
Commentary
Terry Polakovic
COMMENTARY: The theology of the body teaching of John Paul II opened the door to Pope Paul VI’s encyclical.
Nation
Joan Frawley Desmond
Teaching the truth about contraception starts there.
Commentary
Father Raymond J. de Souza
Humanae Vitae at 50 COMMENTARY
Commentary
E. Christian Brugger
COMMENTARY: We need to testify today with our lives to the union-procreation paradigm affirmed in 1968 encyclical.
Commentary
Matthew E. Bunson
Humanae Vitae at 50 COMMENTARY
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
New technology and methods have brought the promise of the prophetic teaching of Paul VI to new life.
In Person
K.V. Turley
Bishop John Keenan says Paul VI’s encyclical ‘cast clearer light ... about the truth and meaning of the human person and sexuality in general.’
Culture of Life
Joseph Pronechen
Catholic and secular voices highlight why the Church was right about love and procreation.
Publisher's Note
Michael Warsaw
A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER
Vatican
Edward Pentin
Analysts who spoke with the Register stressed that any reinterpretations must be in full doctrinal continuity with Paul VI’s countercultural message.
Blogs
Edward Pentin
Professor Stephan Kampowski argues the most important development of the document is for it to be better explained and understood.