Contrary to Monty Python’s ear-worming tune, not every sperm is sacred. Condoms, when used properly, significantly reduce the chances that a man will impregnate a woman while they are having vaginal intercourse. They also reduce the risk of giving or receiving sexually transmitted diseases.

The Catholic Church incorrectly believes that the indiscriminate use of condoms encourages promiscuity, and does not endorse their use to combat AIDS. We already know that people are going to be promiscuous with or without condoms because orgasms feel great! Condom use encourages people to plan pregnancies, form deeper bonds through more acts of intimacy, and allows sex to be much more pleasurable without the worry of pregnancy (or spreading disease) hanging over the lovers.

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