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27 October 2011

Contraception ban not the cause of population boom

The Catholic Church's ban on the use of contraception is not to blame for the population boom, because most Catholics ignore it.

The Catholic Church's ban on the use of contraception is not to blame for the population boom that is about to tip the world over the seven billion mark, because most Catholics ignore it, a UN Population Fund (UNFPA) official said.

Some 98% of sexually active Catholic women have used contraceptive methods banned by the church, according a recent report by the Guttmacher Institute, a non-profit sexual health research organization.

 
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