In that year, however, the Lambeth Conference of the Church of England changed its position to allow contraception when abstinence was deemed "impracticable." The (largely Protestant) Pederal Council of Churches followed suit the next year and, in time, the major Protestant denominations began to fall in line one by one. It's ironic, then, that today the Catholic Church is often seen by some non-Catholic Christians as unreasonable in rejecting artificial contraception. They fail to realize that their own denominations were once in firm agreement with the Catholic Church on this issue.
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