Clerical Contraception – The Other Priestly Scandal
Among the many hard teachings of Christ that is deeply “offensive” to the dominant secular culture today is the Church’s age-old prohibition of the use of all forms of artificial contraception, which is a clearly-defined doctrine of the Church.
How many people have left the Church or formally rejected the Church’s teaching on artificial contraception and still consider themselves good Catholics or Christians? Many more than we would like to admit, I’m sure. Perhaps many of the dissenters are even among those of our own close circle, who in all other ways are faithful to the teachings of Christ. But If