Roman Catholics: Contraception? Not Yet

Chances of a major change in the Roman Catholic stand against contra ception are growing remote, at least so long as Paul VI is Pope. Addressing a recent congress of Italian gynecolo gists and obstetricians, the Pope said that he needed more time to study the issue and that until he makes a decision, the present ban remains in force. The Vatican daily L'Osservatore Ro mano then reinforced the point in a front-page editorial: "Assent to the un natural regulation of births would be assent to moral irresponsibility."

Question of Conscience? Paul thus rejected, for the present at least, the...

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