Misconceptions on Contraception
Rev. Fr. Gregory D. Gaston, SThD
- Contraceptives should be listed as essential drugs.
- Condoms have no holes. They provide truly safe sex as advertised.
- Condoms are effective in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in a country.
- The Catholic Church teaches that contraceptives, including condoms, cause abortion.
- Natural methods are not effective.
- The Catholic Church teaches that in each sexual act, the couple should aim for a new child.