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NFP: Just another form of contraception?Contrary to popular belief, Natural Family Planning (NFP) is not “Catholic Contraception” like it is commonly misconstrued. It isn’t the outdated “calendar rhythm method” either, where a woman estimates when her fertile period is, based on information gleaned from her previous six cycles. This method is quite unreliable indeed. So [...]

famfare!

NFP: Just another form of contraception?Contrary to popular belief, Natural Family Planning (NFP) is not “Catholic Contraception” like it is commonly misconstrued. It isn’t the outdated “calendar rhythm method” either, where a woman estimates when her fertile period is, based on information gleaned from her previous six cycles. This method is quite unreliable indeed. So [...]

The natural Way of building A Family

If you are married or planning to marry and have yet to make a commitment, I hope that you will adopt Natural Family Planning (NFP) in your marriage.The following testimonies speak a lot about NFP:”After 25 years of marriage we are still in love. NFP has enriched our marriage and made our love grow.” – [...]

Values: Contraception – Family planning or family avoidance?

In this continuing series on Values, we look at the issue of contraception versus natural family planning (NFP), and their implications on couples and society. IN JUST the last 50 years, contraceptives have changed the world’s perception of birth control. There has been much debate over the use of contraception versus natural family planning (NFP). [...]

Viewpoints: Catholics, IVF and natural fertility options

The recent publicity surrounding the mix up in the creation of an IVF (in vitro fertilisation) baby – where a woman’s egg was wrongly fertilised with the sperm of a man who was not her husband – has once again brought this ART (Artificial Reproductive Technology) into the limelight. This article seeks to give an [...]

Ignorance among Catholics on fertility programme

THERE IS A PROFOUND ignorance among Catholics about the role of fertility with intimacy in the communication between spouses preparing for marriage in the Church, according to Perth Auxiliary Bishop Donald Sproxton.When it comes to discussing intimacy as a key part of this communication between a couple preparing for marriage, “it’s like a light goes [...]