FDA Approves First Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pill; Set To Hit Market In Early 2024

  WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration approved the first over-the-counter birth control pill July 13, giving the go-ahead for the sale of Opill, by the drug manufacturer Perrigo, without a doctor’s prescription. The FDA’s decision is only for this pill, not other birth control pills. Opill will be available for sale early next […]

Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk

Acceptable Uses of Contraceptives

It might come as a surprise to some that the Catholic Church does not always oppose the “use of contraceptives.” The particular context is important.

The Pill Is the Problem

Dear Editor: The most traumatic event of the 20th century was not the Second World War or the dropping of the atomic bomb. It was the birth control pill!