Deflating the NYT Condom Scoop


No, the Pope did not change Catholic teaching on condoms

Light of the World Coverart
By George Weigel
National Review Online
22 November 2010

Here is what the New York Times reported to its readers on November 21:

"Pope Benedict XVI has said that condom use can be justified in some cases to help stop the spread of AIDS …."

No, the pope did not say that in his new book, Light of the World, to which I had the honor of contributing a foreword.

Read the full article by George Weigel at the Ethics and Public Policy Centre


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