EWTN -- 11/15/2014 -- Vatican Insider

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My guest this weekend on “Vatican Insider” is Dr. Tom Hilgers who, together with his wife Sue, founded the Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction. The Institute was Tom’s answer to Paul VI’s call in 1968 in his encyclical “Humanae vitae” for the medical profession and others to become involved in the development of women’s health services that are consistent with Catholic teaching and in “accord with faith and right reason.” Humanae vitae – a seed planted in the mind of a young medical student that became an institute now present on all continents except Antarctica! Tom and Sue were in Rome for the October 19 beatification of their “mentor,” Pope Paul VI and Tom read one of the Prayers of the Faithful at that Mass.

My guest this weekend on “Vatican Insider” is Dr. Tom Hilgers who, together with his wife Sue, founded the Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction. The Institute was Tom’s answer to Paul VI’s call in 1968 in his encyclical “Humanae vitae” for the medical profession and others to become involved in the development of women’s health ser... Show more

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