23.04.2015

What does the Bible say about Contraception?

What does the Bible say about contraception? The Second Vatican Councils statement on Divine Revelation teaches us that interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures must devote attention to “the content and unity of the whole of scripture, taking into account the tradition of the entire Church”1 Much more than a moral manual or a doctrinal concordance, the Bible is an inspired expression of the faith and life of the Church. In contrast to the legalism of the Pharisees, the revelation of Christ was/is comprehensive, describing the positive fulfillment of the demands of love. Our application of this revelation to the specific moral questions of our age, in this case contraception, involves submitting our actions to the standard of life-giving love established by God, both in his fathering of the chosen people of old, and in his redemption of the New Israel. The morality of contraception must be viewed in this light, that is, in the light of Gods ineffable love for human life...[more]

Category: Contraception & Abortion

23.04.2015

The Connection Between Contraception and Abortion

In this article the author shows how contraceptives create a "need" for abortion by making children into a burden to be avoided at all cost. From sources such as the Supreme Court, social scientists, and philosophers, this article proves contraception is the foundation for abortion.  by Janet E. Smith, PhD Many in the pro-life movement are reluctant to make a connection between contraception and abortion. They insist that these are two very different acts--that there is all the difference in the world between contraception, which prevents a life from coming to be and abortion, which takes a life that has already begun. With some contraceptives there is not only a link with abortion, there is an identity. Some contraceptives are abortifacients; they work by causing early term abortions. The IUD seems to prevent a fertilized egg--a new little human being- from implanting in the uterine wall. The pill does not always stop ovulation, but sometimes prevents...[more]

Category: Contraception & Abortion

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