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Do Catholics believe in any form of birth control?

Vasectomies, Tubal ligation, birth control pills, condoms?
I'm catholic and have had a tubal ligation. Oooops.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:11 PM on Feb. 2, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (16)
  • The only form approved by the Catholic church is the Rhythm Method.
    NightPhoenix

    Answer by NightPhoenix at 8:15 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • NightPhoenix

    Answer by NightPhoenix at 8:16 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • yeah,and we all know how well THAT works..........
    TMJ121099

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 8:16 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • Natural Family planning is the only form of "birth control" approved by the Catholic church. When I converted I had an IUD, I had it removed before my first confession but I still mentioned it when I was in there.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:17 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • Natural Family Planning is NOT the rhythm method, it's far more accurate than that.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:17 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • OP Here: You mean I should confess that I had my tubes tied?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:21 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • It's something I would confess to, personally knowing and understanding the Church's stance on something like that I wouldn't feel right partaking in the Eucharist until I confessed and asked for forgiveness for it. Obviously something like that once it's done it's done and they wouldn't expect you to go have it undone, but I'd want to "make amends" for it, for lack of a better word.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:24 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • I believe each and everyone of those methods do exist.


    I wonder if anyone can give me a definition of "rhythm" method. I might think of it as differently than others.


    The church has approved of NFP which is inexpensive and is being used in third world countries. I know woman who have gone 25 years using this form of BC and no expanding families. I used this to get pregnant because I wanted a baby very bad.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:31 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • "Natural Family Planning is NOT the rhythm method, it's far more accurate than that. "


    that is what I was thinking you posted before I asked the question
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:32 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • I once asked a catholic if pull-out was ok. He said it was, but I'm not sure if it is or not.
    lowencope

    Answer by lowencope at 8:35 PM on Feb. 2, 2010