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This book is a papal encyclical, written by Pius XI, which reaffirmed the Catholic prohibition on abortion, proscribed artificial birth control, and proclaimed the sanctity of marriage. The text is printed in Latin and English on alternate pages. The Latin title of the encyclical is Casti Connubii. The book is 12.25 inches in height.
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Pius XI, Pope, 1857-1939, "On Christian Marriage" (1931). Special Collections Books. 5.