[ noun ] limiting the number of children born
Used in print(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
The second step is to recognize the substantial agreement - frequently blurred by emotionalism and inaccurate newspaper reporting - already existing between Catholics and non-Catholics concerning the over-all objectives of family_planning .
Family_planning is encouraged , so that parents will be able to provide properly for their offspring .
These are substantially the same factors considered by non-Catholics in family_planning .
The Roman_Catholic_Church , however , sanctions a much more liberal policy on family_planning .
Catholics , Protestants and Jews are in_agreement over the objectives of family_planning , but disagree over the methods to be used .