It is the way to the #Abyss,
The Downward spiral
To the #BottomlessPit
And it is:
Q. “At half a century from Paul VI’s Humanae Vitae, can the Church take up again the theme of birth control? Cardinal Martini, your confrere, thought that the moment had come.
PF. All of this depends on how Humanae Vitae is interpreted. Paul VI himself, at the end, recommended to confessors much mercy and attention to concrete situations. But his genius was prophetic: He had the courage to place himself against the majority, defending the moral discipline, exercising a culture brake, opposing present and future neo-Malthusianism. The question is not that of changing the doctrine, but of going #deeper and making pastoral (ministry) take into account the situations and that which it is possible for people to do. Also of this we will speak in the path of the synod.
deeper, deeper, deeper, […] ‘#are-we-there-yet?’
Cf. Full Transcript of Pope Francis’ March 5 Interview With ‘Corriere della Sera’ (14969) English translation