Msgr. Robert J. Batule

About Msgr. Robert J. Batule

Msgr. Robert J. Batule is a priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. In the course of his ministry, he has been a parochial vicar, a pastor and a teacher. He recently completed an STL at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas (Angelicum) in Rome. He has published articles in Faith and Reason, The Priest, HPR and other journals.

Humanae Vitae at Forty

Humanae Vitae not only contains the truth about the right ordering of the marital act but it has much to teach us about the right ordering of society.

Moral issues are always being influenced by cultural patterns. And the Church’s official teaching is always being understood through cultural filters. Contraception and Humanae Vitae are no exceptions to these two general maxims. In this … [Read more...]