Category: Birth Control

God's plan, women

Where is the true respect for women?

Question: Dear sirs: I believe that many laws exist that are not applicable to modern life and that should be updated by the hierarchy of the Church. I am very concerned about contraception. As a married woman, I believe I have the right to decide my life; I don’t think

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Contraceptives side effects

Do contraceptives have side effects?

Question: Do contraceptives have side effects? Answer: New studies show growing concern  WASHINGTON, Saturday, January 15th, 2005 ( – While governments and family planning organizations continue to support contraceptives, new evidence is emerging about dangerous side effects. In England, the Children’s Minister, Margaret Hodge, said she was in favor of

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Is Contraception a Grave Sin?

Question: When going to confession, a priest told me that contraception is a grave sin. At the time I did not dare to ask him if it was always a mortal sin, or if in some cases it was only a venial sin. Could you answer this? Answer: I must

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What is emergency contraception?

Question: I have heard a lot of talk, including within Catholic publications, about “emergency contraception.” Forgive my ignorance, but can you explain to me what it is? Answer: The term ‘emergency contraception’ indicates a set of practices used to prevent an eventual unwanted pregnancy, using methods which act to counteract

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