‘Porn ministry’ teaches priests how to help those hooked on smut

One of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on a par with cocaine and gambling

Online pornography is one of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on par with cocaine and gambling.  That’s why Fr. Sean Kilcawley, the program directory and theological advisor for pornography ministry Integrity Restored, has started to put on intensive trainings for clergy, providing them resources and practical tips for how to address the growing crisis of … [Read more...]

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What’s so bad about pornography?

New book, "THE PORN MYTH: Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography," uses science to investigate effects of porn on brain and relationships

Virginia, Utah and South Dakota have declared pornography a public health crisis. And notable figures in Hollywood, including former Playboy model Pamela Anderson and actors Terry Crews and Russell Brand, have spoken out against the dangers of pornography, a big business that generates $10 billion to $12 billion in the United States alone, according to NBC News. But the … [Read more...]

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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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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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UCLA brings in porn stars to teach students

Gave an 'inside look' at adult film industry

The following comes from an October 19 LifeSiteNews article by Father Mark Hodges: UCLA paid porn stars $2,250 for giving students an "inside look" at the porn industry. A spring "workshop" brought James Deen and Tasha Reign along with gay porn performer Colby Keller as a "Porn Panel" for students, with the purpose to "get an inside look into the adult film industry from … [Read more...]

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Study: porn fans may be useful allies of abortion industry

Viewers hold 'less negative' view of terminating life than nonusers

The following comes from an October 14 WND article by Douglas Ernst: Researchers are putting liberal feminists in a Catch 22 – males who regularly use pornography may exhibit “hostile sexism,” but they also appear prone to supporting abortion. A recent study published by the Journal of Sex Research addresses science-backed feminist critiques of the porn industry as an … [Read more...]

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Hilton gets a high-five

Now what about Holiday Inn?

The following comes from an August 19 OneNewsNow article by Bill Bumpas: Pro-family groups are rejoicing over a major hotel chain's decision to remove pay-per-view porn from its rooms. Hilton Hotels & Resorts has decided to change its policy and will now remove all on-demand pornographic videos from all of its properties, worldwide. Randy Sharp, director of special … [Read more...]

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Porn industry suffers setback on condom law

The following comes from an August 17 story in the Los Angeles Times. The porn industry suffered a defeat Friday when a federal judge rejected its contention that requiring adult film performers to wear condoms is unconstitutional. The ruling involved implementation of the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, or Measure B, passed by voters in … [Read more...]

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America’s ‘porn professor’ abandons course

The following comes from an August 1 story on the DailyCaller.com. The California college professor who helped America by teaching a course called “Navigating Pornography” now says he won’t teach it anymore due to the hostile response it created. Porn prof Hugo Schwyzer took to local media to trumpet the news, reports UPI. Previously, Schwyzer had ended up an emotional … [Read more...]

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