Pope rows back from ‘rabbits’ comments, praises large families

January 23, 2015 • Daily Email Recap

Pope rows back from ‘rabbits’ comments, praises large families

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Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis on Wednesday described large families as a “gift from God”, just days after he said Catholics did not need to “breed like rabbits”.

In an apparent row back from comments he made on his way back from the Philippines, the Argentinian pontiff argued that an unfair economic system is the primary cause of poverty, rather than overpopulation….

The Church’s opposition to contraception was formalised by former pope Paul VI in 1968, as the birth control pill was beginning to be widely used in the developed world.

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