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Humanae Vitae: Paul VI’s 1968 Encyclical on Human Life – A Summary

24 May 2011

In 1968, Pope Paul VI re-affirmed the Catholic Church’s truth and teachings on Human Life and the regulation of birth by writing ‘Humanae Vitae’. Given that we live in a world with a strong contraceptive mentality, it is important for all Catholics to read and understand this encyclical. Fortunately, Fr. Richard Aladics has produced a shortened version of the famous encyclical, which you can access right here on Xt3!

“The transmission of human life is a most serious role in which married people collaborate freely and responsibly with God the Creator. It has always been a source of great joy to them, even though it sometimes entails many difficulties and hardships.” Paul VI

Download this article to read Fr. Richard’s shortened version of Humanae Vitae.