The drafting of Humanae Vitae

Posted August 2, 2017 2:11 am by Hannah Russo

The drafting of Humanae Vitae

As its 50th anniversary approaches, the story of how Blessed Pope Paul VI arrived at the final text of “Humanae Vitae” will be a main focus of discussion. Paul VI issued his encyclical in 1968, after a commission of theologians and experts spent four years meeting to study in-depth whether the Church could be open to the contraceptive pill or other artificial forms of birth control.


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