Papal Household theologian Fr Wojciech Giertych OP was in Perth earlier this month to speak on the topic of Pope Paul VI’s half-century old encyclical Humanae Vitae and its relevance in modern society. Photo: Matthew Lau.
By Matthew Lau
Theologian to the Papal Household Father Wojciech Giertych OP marked his first ever visit to Australia by speaking about the fallout of one of the most controversial encyclicals in recent Church history.
Humanae Vitae (On Human Life) is an encyclical written by Pope Paul VI – dated 25 July 1968 – that articulates Catholic teaching regarding married love, responsible parenthood, chastity and the exclusion