Conference to explore Humanae Vitae

Posted October 26, 2018 at 12:00 am

By Richard Meek

The Catholic Commentator

Discovering a link between science and human morality will be the focus of an upcoming symposium at St. Agnes Church in Baton Rouge.

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St. Agnes pastor Father Charbel Jamhoury said he organized the symposium because it coincides with the 50th anniversary of the release of Humanae Vitae and the canonization of St. Paul VI, who was canonized by Pope Francis Oct. 14.

Father Jamhoury also cited the fact that the encyclical created so much controversy, causing many Catholics to leave the church during that time.

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