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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Retrieved 11 November This was all the more necessary because, within the commission itself, there was not complete agreement concerning the moral norms to be proposed, and especially because certain approaches and criteria for a humanxe to this question had emerged which were at variance vitas the moral doctrine on marriage constantly taught by the magisterium of the Church. Hence to use this divine gift while depriving it, even if only partially, of its meaning and purpose, is equally repugnant to the nature of man and of woman, and is consequently in opposition to the plan of God and His holy will.

Now as We humanse earlier no. Let them first consider how easily this course of action could open wide the way for marital infidelity and a general lowering of moral standards. It was the last of Paul’s seven encyclicals. In a word, the exercise of responsible parenthood requires that husband and wife, keeping a right order of priorities, recognize their own duties toward God, themselves, their families and human society.

If, however, sin still exercises its hold over them, they are not to lose heart. Just as man does not have unlimited dominion over his body in general, so also, and with more particular reason, he has no such dominion over his specifically sexual faculties, for these are concerned by their very nature with the generation of life, of which God is the source.

This particular doctrine, often expounded by the magisterium of the Church, is based on the inseparable connection, established by God, which man on his own initiative may not break, between the unitive significance and the procreative significance which are both inherent to the marriage act.

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For no man ever hates his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, as Christ does the Church. Indeed it cannot be observed unless God comes to their help with the grace by which the goodwill of men is sustained and strengthened.

God’s Loving Design 8. The book states that ” It would have remained a more ‘open’ question”.

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In the procreative faculty the human mind discerns biological laws that apply to the human person. It is to be anticipated that perhaps not everyone will easily accept this particular teaching. In carrying out this mandate, the Church has always issued appropriate documents on the nature of marriage, the correct use of conjugal rights, and the duties of spouses.


Married love is also faithful and exclusive of all other, and vvitae until death. It is the whole man and the whole mission to which he is called that must be encciclica 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 uhmanae the divine law regarding matrimony, they did not also support mankind in the honest regulation of birth amid the huanae conditions which today afflict families and peoples.

The Church gitae the first to praise and commend the application of human intelligence to an activity in which a rational creature such as man is so closely associated with his Creator. We beg of you, never allow the morals of your peoples to be undermined. And finally, it confers upon parents a deeper and more effective influence in the education of their children. Retrieved 27 March Thus will they realize to the full their calling and bear witness as becomes them, to Christ before the world.

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She urges man not to betray his personal responsibilities by putting all his faith in technical expedients. At a time when the problem of population growth was being raised, he had the courage to defend openness to life in families. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. While the Church does indeed hand on to her children the inviolable conditions laid down by God’s law, she is also the herald of salvation and through the sacraments she flings wide open the channels of grace through which man is made a new creature responding in charity and true freedom to the design of his Creator and Savior, experiencing too the sweetness of the yoke of Christ.

And if this self-discipline does demand that they persevere in their purpose and efforts, it has at the same time the salutary effect of enabling husband and wife to develop to their personalities and to be enriched with spiritual blessings.

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The fact is, as experience shows, that new life is not the result of each and every act of sexual intercourse. It fosters in husband and wife thoughtfulness and loving consideration for one another.

Ciappi, a doctoral graduate of the Pontificium Athenaeum Internationale Angelicumthe future Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicumserved as professor of dogmatic theology there and was Dean of the Angelicum’s Faculty of Theology from to In the book “Nighttime conversations in Jerusalem.

It could well happen, therefore, that when people, either individually or in family or social life, experience the inherent difficulties of the divine law and are determined to avoid them, they may give into the hands of public authorities the power to intervene in the most personal and intimate responsibility of husband and wife. These documents have been more copious in recent times.


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 uhmanae system and engage in marital intercourse only during those times that hkmanae infertile, thus controlling birth in a way which does not in the least offend the moral principles which We have just explained.

For if with the aid of reason and of free will they are to control their natural drives, there can be no doubt at all of the need for self-denial. Teach married couples the necessary way of prayer and prepare them to approach more often with great faith the Sacraments of the Eucharist and of Penance.

Its task was to examine views and opinions concerning married life, and especially on the correct regulation of births; and it was also to provide the teaching authority of the Church with such evidence as would enable it to give an apt reply in this matter, which not only the faithful but also the rest of the world were waiting for. This commission included married couples as well as many experts in the various fields pertinent to these questions. Archived from the original on 24 September In the performance of your ministry you must be the first to give an example of that sincere obedience, inward as well as outward, which is due to the magisterium of the Church.

Nor will it escape you that if men’s peace of soul and the unity of the Christian people are to be preserved, then it is of the utmost importance that in moral as well as in dogmatic theology all should obey the magisterium of the Church and should speak as with one voice. In reality, these two cases are completely different.

Paul heard him huamnae and said merely, “Yes, pray for me; because of my weaknesses, the Church is badly governed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. But at the same time she cannot do otherwise than teach the law. But it comes as no surprise to the Church that she, no less than her divine Founder, is destined to be a “sign of contradiction.

Nevertheless, it is held that the sexual act must retain its intrinsic relationship to the procreation of human life.

A minority of four members opposed this report and issued a parallel report to the Pope.