Turning Point: The Inside Story of the Papal Birth Control Commission and How Humanae Vitae Changed the Life of Patty Crowley and the Future of the Church

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Crossroad Publishing Company, 1997 - Religion - 224 pages
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This eminently rereadable account of the birth control commision is a fine popular history and an incalcuable contribution to ongoing discussion about conception and the Catholic Church.

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TURNING POINT: The Inside Story of the Papal Birth Control Commission, and How Humanae Vitae Changed the Life of Patty Crowley and the Future of the Church

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McClory (The Man Who Beat Clout City, 1977) offers some prime details on a story that continues to reverberate through world Catholicism. The Pontifical Commission for the Study of Population, Family ... Read full review

Turning point: the inside story of the Papal Birth Control Commission, and how Humanae vitae changed the life of Patty Crowley and the future of the church

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Journalism professor McClory retells the dramatic story of the Vatican's Pontifical Commission on Population, Family, and Birth. This commission met from 1964 to 1966 under papal auspices to determine ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Robert McClory is an author, a journalist, a professor, and a former Roman Catholic priest. He is the author of six books. He is a former staff writer for the Chicago Defender and the Chicago Reader and is a regular contributor to Chicago Magazine, National Catholic Reporter, and U.S. Catholic Magazine. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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