Call for Papers The Linacre Quarterly 2018, Vol. 85(2) 187 Special issue in Commemoration ª Catholic Medical Association 2018 Reprints and permission: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav of the 50th Anniversary DOI: 10.1177/0024363918778909 journals.sagepub.com/home/lqr of Humanae vitae The Linacre Quarterly is preparing a special issue in Morality in the use of contraception for man- commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the papal aging health problems encyclical Humanae vitae. In this short encyclical, Comparison of different methods of NFP and Blessed Paul VI, besides confirming Church teach- their effectiveness ing on how contraception violates God’s plan for Special reproductive circumstances in the use sexuality, also called on physicians to acquire the of NFP knowledge necessary to give wise counsel and Analysis of the meaning of the conjugal act healthy direction on moral methods of family plan- Marital benefits of practicing NFP ning to married persons. He also called on scientists Discernment on the transmission of new life, to develop and study effective methods of natural i.e. what are serious reasons for achieving/ family planning. In memory of his prophetic vision, avoiding pregnancy (HV, nos. 10, 16) we are inviting papers that discuss the consequences Defense of Humanae vitae through St. John of the use of contraceptives, use of natural family Paul II’s Theology of the Body planning, and the effects of methods of NFP on mar- Anthropological differences between use of ital dynamics, the medical professions, and society. contraception and NFP We ask authors to reflect on the goal of the Review of statements on HV and NFP of US Linacre Quarterly, to reveal the truths of the Catho- bishops and bishops’ conferences lic Church in the science and practice of medicine. Implications of Pope Francis’s Amoris laeti- Articles submitted for publication will be evaluated tiae on the teaching of Humanae vitae not only for their educational or informational value History of Church teaching on family planning related to this topic, but also for contribution to a The role of the UN in population science and deeper understanding of ethical issues arising from the promotion of contraception the encyclical Humanae vitae (HV). The deadline for articles is June 1, 2018. If you Submissions could address, but are not limited to: have any questions please contact us at LQ@ cathmed.org. Work of the special 1966 Pontifical Commis- sion on Birth Control Natural family planning (NFP) education pro- Kathleen Raviele, M.D., Guest Editor grams for health professionals Richard Fehring, Ph.D., R.N., Guest Editor Integration of NFP into medical practice, Janet Smith, Ph.D., Guest Editor health systems, and diocesan marriage Barbara Golder, M.D., J.D., Editor-in-Chief preparation The Linacre Quarterly
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Published: May 1, 2018
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