Winnipeg Statement: Canadian Bishops, September 1968

Posted April 13, 2016 1:05 pm by ELA

Winnipeg Statement: Canadian Bishops, September 1968

Here’s the text of the infamous “Winnipeg Statement” published two months after the release of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae. Paragraphs #17, 25, 26 and 34 are considered problematic, with paragraph #26 taking center stage.26. Counsellors may meet others who, accepting the teaching of the Holy Father, find that because of particular circumstances they are involved in what seems to them a clear conflict of duties, e.g., the reconciling of conjugal love and responsible parenthood with the education of children already born or with the health of the mother. In accord with the accepted principles of moral theology, if

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