Este año se cumplen 38 años de la publicación de la Encíclica Humanae Vitae, de SS Pablo VI (25 de julio ), razón por la cuál adjuntamos el documento. Humanae vitae (Encyclical Letter on the Regulation of Births). .. anniversario della enciclica Humanae Vitae, Roma novembre Encíclica Humanae Vitae antevia a baixa generalizada de padrões morais a que foram profeticamente apontados na Encíclica de Paulo VI, Humanae Vitae.
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And life together in human society will be enriched with fraternal charity and made more stable with true peace when God’s design which He conceived for the world is faithfully followed. In the light of these facts the characteristic features and exigencies of married love are clearly indicated, and it is of the highest importance to evaluate them exactly. According to Paul VI, marital relations are a source of great joy, but also of difficulties and hardships.
But to those who consider this matter diligently it will indeed be evident that this endurance enhances man’s dignity and confers benefits on human society. Let them therefore continue constant in their resolution always to support those lines of action which accord with faith and with right reason.
In his view, they constitute a union of the loving couple with a loving God, in which the two persons generate the matter for the body, while God creates the unique soul of a person. Abortioneven for therapeutic reasons, is absolutely forbidden, as is sterilizationeven if temporary. In Latin In English.
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Whoever really loves his partner loves not only for what he receives, but loves that partner for the partner’s own sake, content to be able to enrich the other with the gift of himself. However, the conclusions arrived at by the commission could not be considered by Us as definitive and absolutely certain, dispensing Us from the duty of examining personally this serious question. AAS 22pgs. The neutrality of this section enviclica disputed.
Gilfredo Marengo, a professor of theological anthropology at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Familylaunched a research project he called “a work of historical-critical investigation without any aim other than reconstructing as well as possible the whole process of composing the encyclical”.
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In preserving intact the whole moral law of marriage, the Church is convinced that she is contributing to the creation of a truly human civilization.
And now We wish to speak to rulers of nations. The question is vitse of changing doctrine, but of digging deep and making sure that pastoral care takes into account situations and what it is possible for persons to do.
A Great Work Paul VI himself, even as commission members issued their personal views over the years, always reaffirmed the teachings of the Church, repeating them more than once in the first years of his Pontificate. Charles Curranthen of The Catholic University of Americaissued a statement stating, “spouses may responsibly decide according to their conscience that artificial contraception in some circumstances is permissible and indeed necessary to preserve and foster the value and sacredness of marriage.
If this unity is broken, if only the body is satisfied, love becomes a commodity. Our words would not be an adequate expression of the thought and solicitude of the Church, Mother and Teacher of all peoples, if, after having recalled men to the observance and respect of the divine law regarding matrimony, they did not also support mankind in the honest regulation of birth amid the difficult conditions which today afflict families and peoples.
It is a love which is total—that very special form of personal friendship in which husband and wife generously share everything, allowing no unreasonable exceptions and not thinking solely of their own convenience. Similarly excluded is any action which either before, at the moment of, or after sexual intercourse, is specifically intended to prevent procreation—whether as an end or as a means.
This concern dominated several articles in Catholic and non-Catholic journals at the time. Official opposition Canon Eucharist denial or excommunication Canon Evangelium vitae Humanae vitae In politics. AAS 53pg.
If simultaneous progress is made in these various fields, then the intimate life of parents and children in the family will be rendered not only more tolerable, but easier and more joyful. To you most of all is committed the responsibility of safeguarding the common good.
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Finally, this love is fecund. Encicloca We base Our words on the first principles of a human and Christian doctrine of marriage when We are obliged once more to declare that the direct interruption of the generative process already begun and, above all, all direct abortion, even for therapeutic reasons, are to be absolutely excluded as lawful means of regulating the number of children.
Self-discipline of this kind is a shining witness to the chastity of husband and wife and, far from being a hindrance to their love of one another, transforms it by giving it a more truly human character. Moreover, they should regard it as an essential part of their skill to make themselves fully proficient in this difficult field of medical knowledge. For the natural law, too, declares the will of God, and its faithful observance is necessary for men’s eternal salvation.
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If therefore there are well-grounded reasons for spacing births, arising from the physical or psychological condition of husband or wife, or from external circumstances, the Church teaches that married people may then take advantage of the natural cycles immanent in the reproductive system and engage in marital intercourse only during those times that are infertile, thus controlling birth in a way which does not in the least offend the moral principles which We have just explained.
There must be no relaxation in the programs of mutual aid between all the branches of the great human family. With regard to man’s innate drives and emotions, responsible parenthood means that man’s reason and will must exert control over them.
And surely among all the forms of the Christian apostolate it is hard to think of one more opportune for the present time.