Janet Smith explains why the Catholic Church keeps insisting, in the face of the opposite position held by most of the rest of the modern world, that contraception is one of the worst inventions of our time.
In the Year of St. Joseph, the celebration of Father's Day last Sunday stands, to the days that come after it, in much the same way as a feast day like Easter Sunday conditions the "ordinary time" in the rest of the year.
The Catholic Church's teaching on contraception, common to all Christian denominations for 1900 years, is not arbitrary. It reflects a moral truth. And the Catholic Church can never revise it. Part one of two.