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Pope Francis, after a visit to the largest Catholic nation in Asia, says Catholics may have a moral responsibility to limit the number of their children and need not reproduce "like rabbits.''
originally posted by: Kali74
My guess is he's testing the waters to lift the ban on contraception.
The pope cited the case of a woman he met who was pregnant with her eighth child after seven Cesarean sections. "That is an irresponsibility!" he said. The woman might argue that she should trust in God. "But God gives you methods to be responsible," he said.
He said there are many "licit" ways of regulating births that are approved by the church, an apparent reference to the family planning method of monitoring a woman's cycle to avoid intercourse when she is ovulating.
originally posted by: Blinkydoo
a reply to: akushla99
I admit, I have never paid much attention to the goings on at the Vatican but this Pope seems to be loved by the media. Either that or he is really radically different. I don't know which though. Could be both. Has this Pope done more than others in his position that seems to be so different from what would be considered normal operations?