Following is a translation of the statement, A Document about Steriiization in Catholic Hospitals, issued March 13, 1975, by the Vatican's Doctrinal Congregation in response to questions from the U. S. National Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Catholic Physicians' Guild
"Text of Doctrinal Congregation Statement on Sterilization,"
The Linacre Quarterly:
3, Article 10.
Available at: http://epublications.marquette.edu/lnq/vol43/iss3/10