The Pope and contraception
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The Pope and contraception the diabolical doctrine by Brenda Maddox

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church. Pope (1963-1978 : Paul VI),
  • Contraception -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church

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Edition Notes

StatementBrenda Maddox.
SeriesChatto counterblasts ;, no. 18
LC ClassificationsMLCS 93/04760 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1292354M
ISBN 10070113741X
LC Control Number92153951

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