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Aug 21, 2018 - 01:14 pm .- The FDA has approved a fertility-tracking app that boasts a lower unintended pregnancy rate than the pill, without the side effects of hormonal contraception.
Jul 25, 2018 - 12:16 pm .- Fifty years after Pope Paul VI issued Humanae Vitae, the landmark encyclical reaffirming Church teaching against contraception, many Catholics still don’t really understand the document and what it teaches.
Jul 4, 2018 - 04:51 pm .- The story of a donor-conceived woman. The Sexual Revolution of the 1960s. The development of birth control. And a papal document that shocked the world. These themes come together in a new documentary, Sexual Revolution--50 Years Since Humanae Vitae.
Jul 3, 2018 - 02:11 pm .- A month-long social media conversation on Pope Paul VI’s Humanae Vitae kicked off this week, facilitated by the Diocese of Arlington.
Jun 5, 2018 - 12:10 am .- A United Nations-led campaign to provide contraception to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps fails to show respect for the views of the already vulnerable community, said one human rights group.
May 14, 2018 - 02:52 pm .- A report calling for access to contraception and abortion in the developing world is an example of ideological colonization and cultural arrogance, warned a family author and scholar.
Mar 28, 2018 - 11:06 am .- The encyclical Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI shocked the world when it was published in 1968.
Mar 28, 2018 - 02:48 am .- The promise of the sexual revolution and contraception was total sexual freedom for everyone.
Mar 26, 2018 - 03:45 pm .- Fifty years after its release, the teachings of Humanae Vitae are more relevant and necessary for the life of the Church than ever, participants at a recent symposium on the encyclical said.
Mar 9, 2018 - 04:16 pm .- Speaking at a presentation of a book on Humanae Vitae, Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, stressed Wednesday that attempts to change the Church’s teaching are “a crime against the Church.”
Feb 12, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the University of Notre Dame’s recent decision to provide “simple contraceptives” on its insurance plans for faculty and students.
Feb 9, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- After the University of Notre Dame announced it would fund  “simple contraceptives” in its insurance plan, one Notre Dame professor has criticized the move, calling it “a giant leap into immorality.”
Feb 7, 2018 - 03:46 pm .- The University of Notre Dame has announced that it will fund “simple contraceptives” through its insurance plan.
Feb 3, 2018 - 05:00 am .- Since Bl. Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae was published 50 years ago, it has sparked wide-ranging debates, and frequent calls to change its teaching from some theologians.
Jul 24, 2017 - 03:13 am .- For some, it was a health-conscious decision. For others, it was environmental. For still others, it was faith-based.
Jul 12, 2017 - 03:55 pm .- Pope Francis cannot change Church teaching on contraception, despite the hopes of Melinda Gates.
Jun 16, 2017 - 05:19 pm .- As rumors abound concerning a Vatican commission to reinterpret Humanae vitae in light of Amoris laetitia, the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life has rejected these rumors.
Jun 8, 2017 - 02:58 am .- What started as a means to liberate women seems to have taken an ironic twist.
May 19, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The only Planned Parenthood office in Wyoming will close along with another five offices in the organization’s Rocky Mountain region, though officials said it would still exercise a presence in the state.
Jan 20, 2017 - 12:04 am .- A reported drop in the United States abortion rate by the Guttmacher Institute is good news to pro-life leaders, who nevertheless acknowledge that optimism should be tempered.