When a Catholic school punishes a teacher for being pregnant out of wedlock by firing her, three things are communicated:
1) The Church doesn’t really believe all that mercy stuff;
2) The Church doesn’t really believe in supporting women in crisis pregnancies and they might as well abort for all we care;
3) What matters is not the sin of contraception but the sin of getting caught.
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