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Film screening to mark 50 years of Humanae Vitae

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical letter Humane Vitae. At the time he wrote the encyclical, there was a great expectation that the Holy Father would fall in line with the rest of society and soften the Church’s teaching on contraception. Many Catholic couples had already started using contraceptives.

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