On Contraception, Now Even Wojtyla is “Rigid” and “Doctrinaire”
By Renzo Puccetti
The release of a book on the encyclical Humanae Vitae, which documents the influential help of the then-Archbishop of Krakow, has become an occasion for Avvenire to renew an assault on the encyclical published 50 years ago. Its objective: to bypass the ban on contraception. The strategy is to divide Blessed Paul VI (good and flexible) from Saint John Paul II (rigid and doctrinaire).
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