Clearcut case of manifest heresy. Once pertinacity has been established (he refuses to recant after being corrected), there can be no doubt that he is not the Catholic pope.
And who is going to correct him? There won't be any Protestants to correct him in the media on this one, so who is left, the SSPX? I doubt they will make a big deal about this, they were silenced years ago with the new $100+ million seminary and much more.
The article says:
Francis, however, drew a parallel to the decision taken by Pope Paul VI in the 1960s to approve giving nuns in Belgian Congo artificial contraception to prevent pregnancies because they were being systematically raped.
It is not
a sin to take contraceptives, any man or woman can take them. It is
a sin to take contraceptives with the intention of having recreational intercourse. The nuns in the Congo had no intention of going out to get raped for fun. They were not gallivanting around in revealing clothing enticing men. That really has nothing to do with 99.9999999..... of people using contraceptives, for they are using them with the intention of having recreational