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God’s Plan for Love: Humanae Vitae, Sex, and Authentic Freedom

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae, Archbishop Aquila explains how Blessed Pope Paul VI’s teaching still serves as a great light amidst a world that is deeply confused about sexual intimacy. He provides valuable insights about how God imbued our sexuality with truths that are reflective of his own divine love. He challenges Catholics to share the liberating truth of God’s plan for sex within marriage and witness this reality as the way of lasting happiness.


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Pope Paul VI led the Catholic Church from 1963 until his death in 1978. The former Cardinal Archbishop of Milan, he succeeded Pope John XXIII and oversaw the Second Vatical Council, bringing it to completion in 1965. In October, 2014, Pope Francis beatified Paul VI, the first step toward his recognition as a saint.

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• 111 pages
• 5.25 x 8"
• Cover: Paperback

 

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Customer Comments


I was always told that we never use contraception because the Pope said so. After listening to this talk, I see that it’s not just a rule, but a way to love deeper. Brittany - New York, NY
Archbishop Aquila did an amazing job of connecting real life and the importance of following God’s plan, especially considering the moral chaos that we live in today. Cody - Branson, MO
This talk made me realize that we are all to be witnessing an example of God's Plan for Love Patty - Acton, CA
So whose voice will you listen to? Hear this talk and decide for yourself! Julie - Bluffton, SC