John Rockefeller III was concerned for what he viewed as a threat to humanity, and convened experts on how to reduce the world’s population. A major focus was to study and circumvent negative religious, cultural, and political perceptions of population control.
The pro-life movement lost a major advocate with the passing of Wanda Półtawska, a close friend of Pope St. John Paul II and survivor of horrific Nazi experiments at the Ravensbrück concentration camp.
In defense of the Church's traditional stance against contraception, this moral theologian insists: 'The use of contraception by married couples has always been considered morally illicit by the Church. Indeed, it can quite convincingly be argued that it has been infallibly taught by the Church.'