Religion: Morals

"There seems now to be a group in the church itself which holds that the church may 'consider with open mind' sanctioning fornication among our young people with the use of birth control to guard against the coming of children. This is, in plain words, what the high-sounding phrase 'companionate marriage' means, and yet this proposal was mentioned as one to which consideration should be given at the recent church conference in San Francisco [Protestant Episcopal Church Congress] and its consideration is being commended by not a few professors in our universities. . ....

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