There is, of course, no new rule about condom use: The Church still teaches that contraception during intercourse between a man and woman is forbidden, even in the case where one or the other is HIV positive.Read more....
What Benedict actually said is much more interesting than what is being wrongly reported by the media. The Holy Father was probing into an imagined individual's moral psychology, rather than rehearsing a new item in the next edition of the Catechism.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Dr. Deal Hudson, 'On Condoms: More Dostoevsky, Less Catechesis'
Dr. Deal Hudson weighs in on the "condom controversy":