Obama birth control battle: When did Catholics ban contraception?

The first official papal pronouncement against contraception didn’t come until 1930. And while Protestant faiths, beginning with Anglicans, took an increasingly lenient stance toward birth control, the Catholic Church reaffirmed its opposition to the practice with Pope Paul VI’s humanae vitae in 1968.

via Obama birth control battle: When did Catholics ban contraception? – Slate Magazine.

 

An odd, wrong end of the telescope way of saying it …

You could also say “so all of Christendom, including Protestants (after they came to be), were against artificial birth control for about 1900 years.”

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