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"How can we as Muslims declare lawful what our revered Prophet Mohammad (pbub) has declared unlawful?
The encyclical acknowledges that "perhaps not everyone will easily accept this particular teaching," but points out that the Church cannot "declare lawful what is in fact unlawful." The encyclical closes with an appeal to public authorities to oppose laws which undermine the natural moral law, an appeal to scientists to further study effective methods of natural birth control, and appeals to doctors, nurses and priests to promote the method.