Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Commentary on the Canadian Bishops Statement on the Encyclical Humanae Vitae (1968)

Preface “A Commentary on the Canadian Bishops’ Statement on the Encyclical Humanae Vitae“, 1968.  After the Winnipeg Statement was made public, Cardinal O’Boyle of Washington, who was hosting a meeting of the US Bishops, asked me to write this commentary on … Continue reading

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The Encyclical Letter of Pope Paul VI: ‘Of Human Life’

Preface In September of 1968, I wrote a list of objections against Humanae Vitae and answered them with magisterial statements. It was entitled “The Encyclical Letter of Pope Paul VI: ‘Of Human Life’”. I sent it to every priest in … Continue reading

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