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The Theology of the Body According to St. John Paul II

When John Paul II was elevated to the papacy, he unveiled a series of reflections on which he had worked for some time. He gave these in the form of weekly general audiences between 1979 and 1984. These talks became known as “The Theology of the Body” and have had a growing impact on…

Pope Paul VI – Miracle Approved!

Giovanni Battista Montini’s beatification is near: this morning cardinals and bishops of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints unanimously approved the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Italian Pope from Brescia, who died in August 1978. The year which marked the canonization of two Popes…

Secular Press Suggests Time is Ripe to Rediscover, Promote NFP

Two high-profile magazines recently admitted the discontent of today’s women with hormonal birth control. Both The Atlantic and New York Magazine recounted stories of women who are done with the unpleasant side effects of the Pill and its cousins, the Patch and IUDs….

The New Old-School Birth Control

If recent trend stories are to be believed, such as one from Ann Friedman at New York Magazine, some heterosexual women—particularly those in long-term, monogamous relationships—are giving up on the default birth control options. Synthetic hormones come with side effects, condoms don’t…

Yasmin and Yaz Survivors

I went on Yasmin in 2005 and thought I loved it at first…Then, I started getting headaches all the time, strange paresthesia sensations in my hands. My heart would skip beats, and I eventually started getting stabbing pains every once in a while in my chest. Couldn’t handle hot weather…

Time To Admit It: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control

Painting the Catholic Church as “out of touch” is like shooting fish in a barrel, what with the funny hats and gilded churches. And nothing makes it easier than the Church’s stance against contraception. Many people…

Secular Press Suggests Time is Ripe to Rediscover, Promote NFP

Two high-profile magazines recently admitted the discontent of today’s women with hormonal birth control. Both The Atlantic and New York Magazine recounted stories of women who are done with the unpleasant side effects of the Pill and its cousins, the Patch and IUDs....

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The New Old-School Birth Control

If recent trend stories are to be believed, such as one from Ann Friedman at New York Magazine, some heterosexual women—particularly those in long-term, monogamous relationships—are giving up on the default birth control options. Synthetic hormones come with side effects, condoms don’t...

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Yasmin and Yaz Survivors

I went on Yasmin in 2005 and thought I loved it at first...Then, I started getting headaches all the time, strange paresthesia sensations in my hands. My heart would skip beats, and I eventually started getting stabbing pains every once in a while in my chest. Couldn't handle hot weather...

Continue Reading

Time To Admit It: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control

Painting the Catholic Church as "out of touch" is like shooting fish in a barrel, what with the funny hats and gilded churches. And nothing makes it easier than the Church's stance against contraception. Many people...

Continue Reading