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Yet another Vatican PR debacle

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Nov 22, 2010

Today millions of people have the impression-- a completely inaccurate impression--  that Pope Benedict has signaled a change in the Church's teaching on the morality of condom use. 

How did this happen?

I think the lion's share of the blame falls on the Vatican's own newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano.  Here's why

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  • Posted by: Saint Jimbob of the Apokalypse - Nov. 23, 2010 11:13 AM ET USA

    If someone wanted to undercut Catholic teaching on contraception, they could do no better than this maneuver from L'Osservatore Romano. This wasn't an accident.

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