RC Bishop Egan preaches that same-sex marriage was “the inevitable outcome” of the rejection of Humanae Vitae

By John Smeaton, SPUC

 

Philip Egan, the Catholic bishop of Portsmouth, has issued a very important statement on the passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act. He makes clear that same-sex marriage is “the inevitable outcome” of the rejection of the intrinsic link between the unitive and procreative aspects of sexual intercourse, the link taught in Pope Paul VI’s encylical “Humanae Vitae” (and taught of course by the Church throughout its history). I have blogged many times about Humanae Vitae and its importance for the pro-life/pro-family movement, for example:

 

 

Here is the core of Bishop Egan’s statement:

 

Read here

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