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Why NFP is not just ‘Catholic contraception’

As someone who teaches couples about Natural Family Planning (NFP), Jeanice Vinduska most often fields questions of doubt from couples... Read more

Hispanic couple with baby.

How three dioceses are bringing NFP to Hispanic Catholics 

Susana Diaz gets a kick out of watching couples’ faces during their first marriage preparation class.  Read more

Dioceses share couples’ stories, virtual resources for NFP awareness week

Online resources and personal stories from Catholic couples feature prominently as key parts of this year’s NFP Awareness Week, an... Read more

How knowing your fertility can catch diseases early

When Maggie was in high school, she stayed after class to talk to ask a teacher what to do about... Read more

Misunderstanding NFP: Where Catholics and non-Catholics get it wrong

The encyclical Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI shocked the world when it was published in 1968.  Read more

The Pill.

NFP: It's not just a Catholic thing anymore

For some, it was a health-conscious decision. For others, it was environmental. For still others, it was faith-based.  Read more

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Why this Catholic health care development is a game-changer for women

With the hope of providing authentic and ethical health care for women, Dr. Thomas Hilgers, creator of Natural Procreative Technology,... Read more

Michelangelo's The Creation of Eve, from the Sistine Chapel ceiling, c. 1510.

Natural family planning, theology of the body – the Church's 'best-kept secrets'

If you ask Archbishop Aquila, theology of the body and natural family planning – both practical resources on human sexuality... Read more

Thomas and Susan Hilgers of the Pope Paul VI Institute speak with CNA in Rome, Oct. 16, 2014.

How a reproductive health pioneer became an 'instant convert' reading Humanae Vitae

As founders of an institute studying reproductive healthcare, Thomas and Susan Hilgers have seen the benefits that natural family planning... Read more

“The Sinner's Guide to Natural Family Planning” by Simcha Fisher.

Sinners, sex and NFP: My conversation with Simcha Fisher

“The Sinner's Guide to Natural Family Planning” has 95 percent five-star reviews on Amazon.com. Despite its growing popularity and critical... Read more

Dr. Evelyn Billings.

Deceased natural family planning pioneer 'inspired us'

Dr. Evelyn Billings, who helped develop a major method of natural fertility regulation, is being remembered after her recent death... Read more