HomeDLSU Dialogue: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Cultural Studiesvol. 6 no. 12&13 (1970)

Society And Population Problems In The Philippines Questions Addressed To Philippine Theologians/ A Reply To The Questions

Antonio T. Piñon

Discipline: Theology



<p style="text-align: justify;">Over one year has now passed since the publication of Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. We are concerned with the implications of this document for Philippine society and life. We are concerned, for we believe that the current Philippine population situation is rapidly approaching a point of crisis. If, as indeed the study of man's biological and cultural evolution has revealed, human development implies man's increasing rational control over his environment and destiny, we believe the situation of the Filipino today requires the exercise of this same rational control over his reproductive processes.</p>