Martin Rhonheimer, "The Truth About Condoms," The Tablet, July 10, , p. Martin Rhonheimer, Natural Law and Practical Reason: A Thomist View of Moral Autonomy (Fordham University Press, ). [originally published in German in ]. Nov 21, · Martin Rohnheimer on Condom Use The Truth About Condoms. One of them is Hugh Henry, education officer of the Linacre Centre in London, who told Austen Ivereigh in last week's Tablet that the use of a condom, even exclusively to prevent infection of one's sexual partner, "fails to honour the fertile structure that marital acts must have.
THE TRUTH ABOUT CONDOMS––RESPONSE TO RHONHEIMER’S ARTICLE IN THE TABLET A condom is an instrument. In the order of causality, it falls into the category of instrumental cause. The morality of an instrument is generally indeterminate. Whether it is used for good or for ill is dependent upon the moral choices of the one using it, the principal. Weigel tells Arroyo -- as he also does in response to Fr Jim's quote -- that this showed ignorance of empirical evidence demonstrating that condom campaigns in Africa make Aids .
THE TRUTH ABOUT CONDOMS––RESPONSE TO RHONHEIMER’S ARTICLE IN THE TABLET Download this document as a PDF A condom is an instrument. In the order of causality, it falls into the category of instrumental cause. Nov 23, · A piece written in for the U.K.'s Tablet picks apart the notion that church moral teaching is "against condoms," using language similar to that deployed by Benedict in his now infamous interview.