Pius XI Quotes

Christian parents must also understand that they are destined not only to propagate and preserve the human race on earth

This encyclical is best known for the first official Roman Catholic pronouncement against Birth Control, However this quotation is used by environmentalists to show that Catholics have a religious obligation to preserve the human race on Earth. Thus, they have an obligation to halt global warming, reduce pollution, clean up air and water and eliminate those dangers to the preservation of the human race.
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