Attorney General nominee would consider cracking down on porn

Sen. Jeff Sessions said during confirmation hearing last week that he would vigorously enforce obscenity laws

The new nominee for U.S. Attorney General has said that he would “vigorously” enforce obscenity laws, a move which one expert described as a step forward in fighting pornography and violence against women. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), during his first confirmation hearing last week to become the next Attorney General, was questioned by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) about federal … [Read more...]

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Catholics have mixed reactions to the RNC

GOP platform hailed as most pro-life ever, criticized over immigration stance

The following comes from a July 19 Catholic News Agency article by Adelaide Mena: The detailed platform adopted by the Republican Party this week received mixed reactions among Catholics for its positions. Among many issues, the 54-page statement of the party's beliefs calls for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, asks for more restrictions on refugee … [Read more...]

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A new zeal for souls

Help traditional Catholics fight sex trafficking

The following comes from a Rorate Caeli blog post: “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me” (Mark 9: 37). In our day, a well-formed Catholic can see the attack on the family from rampant lust: The objectification of women, artificial contraception, abortion, pornography, and prostitution. The … [Read more...]

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Terry Crews opens up about his porn addiction

Hollywood actor and former NFL player wants to help others who are struggling

The following comes from a February Catholic News Agency article: “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor and former NFL player Terry Crews is opening up about his addiction to pornography through a series of Facebook videos, explaining how it “really, really messed up” his life and threatened his marriage. While Crews was able to kick his porn habit six or seven years ago, he said it … [Read more...]

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The Sexual Revolution gave us Rape Culture

The following comes from a January 1 Breitbart article by Judith Gelernter Reisman and Mary E. McAlister: CNN’s The Hunting Ground has won critical acclaim from filmmakers, winning the Stanley Kramer award from the Producers Guild of America while garnering criticism from Ivy League elites who worry that their reputations are being sullied by the depiction of a “rape … [Read more...]

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The widely known secret of pornography

One of the hardest sins to overcome is the one no one talks about

The following comes from a December 8 Catholic Answers article by Devin Rose: I have multiple friends whose marriages have been ruined because of sexual addiction. While heartbreaking for them, their spouses, and their children, it is no surprise that lust is wreaking such havoc on marriages and families. The number of men who admit to regularly lusting after women via … [Read more...]

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Bishops to vote on formal statement on pornography at November general assembly

"Create in Me a Clean Heart" would be the first formal statement focused exclusively on the issue

The following comes from an October 30 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops news release: WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops will vote on a proposed formal statement, "Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography," at the annual Fall General Assembly, November 16-19, in Baltimore. The statement's development has been directed by the U.S. Conference of … [Read more...]

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