I get your logic. I guess the thinking is the difference is that you can only use what god inherently gave you & cannot use something man invented to get around it. Just giving the apologist's point and if such a god existed then…"
The Rhythm Method uses only the basic knowledge of the reproductive cycle to guess when a woman is fertile and when she isn't. This would mean that you'd go by the "typical" fertile time of a woman ovulating on day 14 of her…"
Please read my comment on the difference between the rythym method & NFP. They are different. The catholic church believes NFP is ok because it was designed by god. But the purpose of sex for catholics is childbirth & the unity of…"
You're right that catholics don't evangelize. They choose not to cuz they believe people should come to the faith on their own. They do heavily mention in weekly bulletins about their conversion classes for parishioners to pass on…"
The idea of arrogance is that if you are unable to have children on your own then you are arrogant to think it's your right to get them in some unnatural way other than adoption. Basically it's not a right to have children, it's…"
I'm surprised the pope had to make an announcement about it other than to reiterate. It's always been the church's belief that nothing can interfere with the unity of husband & wife. Even more than artificial means of…"
"The difference is that contraceptives are man-made & the way a woman's body works is god made. You are only allowed to work within what god have you. Also the rythym method is not at all like NFP. There is no science behind the rythym…"
"It comes from the potential for life part but also that your not allowed to mess with the unity of husband & wife. You are allowed to use NFP (natural family planning) because you are using the rythym of a woman's body that god created.…"