"The pope smiled" - The Deacon's Bench
The debate over the Popes comments on the use of condoms is causing quite a stir. This stirring the of pot so to speak, like the attached article states, seems to have been the point all along. In this case, the issue (i.e the intent) is not about birth control, it is about the spread of disease. A lesson in classic moral theology (the act - the intent - the circumstances).