Every Catholic Mother Wants Her Son To Be A Priest

1952: Every Catholic mother wants her son to be a priest.
2012: Every Catholic mother wants someone else’s son to be a priest.

Contraception: the gift that keeps on giving.

In case that’s too subtle for you, dear reader:

Families with 7 kids wouldn’t have been unusual, pre-WWII. Since the advent of contraception and antibiotics, ‘sexual freedom’ has led to declining birth-rates. Now sons are too precious to send to the seminary.