Catholic World Report
facebook twitter RSS
The CWR Blog

I was in a vintage clothing shop yesterday and a pretty young woman rushed in, lost, looking for the new organic store in town. The clerk, being helpful said, "All you young college girls love everything organic."

It reminded me of a conversation I had a week ago when a friend was lamenting that natural family planning hasn't found a foothold among the Whole-Food crowd. "You would think people would go for the natural part?

"Why don't they change the name," I suggested, "to Organic Family Planning?"

Although an off-the-cuff suggestion after a glass or two of wine, perhaps it might be just the thing to help promote the health benefits of Church-approved methods for spacing births, especially now that the bad news about the pill -- both for general health and the environment -- is finally beginning to seep out?

 
About the Author
Author Photo
Carrie Gress
Carrie Gress has a doctorate in philosophy from the Catholic University of America. She has worked as the Rome Bureau Chief of Zenit's English Edition and a Junior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, serving as the assistant to George Weigel. She lives with her husband and three children in Virginia.
 
Write a comment

All comments posted at Catholic World Report are moderated. While vigorous debate is welcome and encouraged, please note that in the interest of maintaining a civilized and helpful level of discussion, comments containing obscene language or personal attacks—or those that are deemed by the editors to be needlessly combative and inflammatory—will not be published. Thank you.

View all Comments

Catholic World Report