10.5
The Pill Is Linked to Depression & Doctors Can No Longer Ignore It

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“Teens experienced an 80% increase in depression with the combined pill.”

The phrase “women’s health” has become synonymous with artifical birth control, IUDs and abortion, even though they make us less not more healthy. There are safe, natural and nonviolent ways to prevent pregnancy, treat infertility, and space children, so why don’t we know about them? The Guardian: The Pill Is Linked to Depression And Doctors Can No Longer Ignore It. Time: Depression Risk of the Pill. Daily Mail: Abortion Triples Breast Cancer Risk

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2.18
Pope Francis’ In-Flight Interview: Zika, Our Lady, Donald Trump & More

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Read Pope Francis’ comments on the Zika virus and the difference between abortion (which is never permissible, except perhaps, in rare instances of double effect) and contraception, which he signaled openness to, after the jump. Also a link to the entire in-flight interview.

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5.17
New Report Suggests The Pill Shrinks Parts of Women’s Brains

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A recent study out of UCLA suggests that hormonal contraceptives thin parts of women’s brains and affect their functioning. “You might think after 50 years and hundreds of millions of women taking various incarnations of the pill, there would be a large, cohesive and impressive body of evidence on it, but there’s next to nothing.” More from The Register here: New Report Suggests The Pill Shrinks Parts of Women’s Brains

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10.13
TCC Video: Green Family Planning

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Alice and Jeff Heinzen

Alice and Jeff Heinzen, a lay couple from Wisconsin participating in the Synod of Bishops on the family, discuss their beliefs that natural family planning is better for their relationship, their bodies, and the planet, than artificial contraception, and the importance it has for the Church’s teaching on the family. Watch the video after the jump:

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10.12
TCC Radio: Loosening the Rules on Remarried Catholics |Interfaith Voices

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The Synod on the Family in Rome is discussing, among other things, Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics. Listen to a radio story on what has been discussed at the Synod on the program Interfaith Voices after the jump:

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