Reading this thread from Catholic Answers and the posters are all speaking of avoiding pregnancy. Is that what NFP is? Then, if so, NFP is "birth control for Catholics" without actually calling it birth control. The purpose, accordEither way it is avoiding pregnancy.http://forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=863480
I have often thought that any large family in the novus ordo world would be due to a worldly, we're so in love with each other physically, that the couple can't keep their hands off each other as opposed to viewing the family in a Catholic manner where children are viewed as a gift from God and also with marriage as the means of supplying the world with Catholic souls to continue blessing Our Lord.
The OP in the thread attached already is aware of her cycles and is thinking of abstaining during the honeymoon. Are they already getting it on?
Did Pope Pius XII intend this when he gave the thumb's up to NFP?
I know Catholic Answers isn't exactly a place to understand Catholicism, but this is the fruits of Vatican II and also the fruits of NFP. CAF has it's fingers on the pulse of conciliarism in the U.S.