Tag: Pornography

Ex-Vatican diplomat found guilty of distributing child porn

Ex-Vatican diplomat found guilty of distributing child porn

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Judge Giuseppe Della Torre, head of the tribunal of the Vatican City State, delivered the verdict June 23, and sentenced Msgr. Capella to five years in prison and fined him 5,000 euro ($5,833).

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Americans’ acceptability of porn hits new high this decade

Americans’ acceptability of porn hits new high this decade

| Mark Pattison | June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The percentage of Americans who say pornography is morally acceptable increased more over the past year than in all other years this decade combined.

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The problem of pornography: Church recognizes harm, seeks solution

The problem of pornography: Church recognizes harm, seeks solution

| Bridget Ryder | March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pornography use has exploded in the decades since the advent of the internet. The harmful effects of new generation, widespread pornography are clear, and the local Church is responding.

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The inseparable link: Pornography and human trafficking

The inseparable link: Pornography and human trafficking

| Shawn Peterson | March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every second, people spend $3,075.64 on pornography; every second, 28,258 people view it online; every 39 minutes, a new pornographic video is made in the United States; and every day, approximately 11 million teens access some form of pornography.

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Rooting out sin

Rooting out sin

| Vincenzo Randazzo | October 20, 2017 | 2 Comments

I recently watched a video prescribed by the USCCB for parents informing them about the dangers of pornography and cyberbullying. It opens up with a conversation between two mothers talking at the kitchen counter. One is looking for a recipe online for her friend. “That’s strange, my history is deleted,” she says ignorantly.

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Taking the ‘porn problem’ public

Taking the ‘porn problem’ public

| Ryan Wilson | March 7, 2017 | 4 Comments

The Catholic faith has long drawn attention to the serious and sinister consequences of pornography on the human soul. In 2016, for instance, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops released “Create in Me a Clean Heart,” a pastoral letter describing pornography’s ability to distort one’s understanding of human sexuality and stunt his or her capacity for self-giving love. The bishops condemned pornography as part of the “throwaway culture” Pope Francis has described and warned that its harms “include physiological, financial, emotional, mental and spiritual effects.”

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Kids’ unsupervised online use likened to sending them to adult bookstore

Kids’ unsupervised online use likened to sending them to adult bookstore

| Tom Tracy | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Parents who don’t supervise their children’s online activity and mobile device usage might as well be dropping off their kids at an adult bookstore filled with dangerous strangers.

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In Scripture and now: men’s duty to be watchmen

In Scripture and now: men’s duty to be watchmen

| Matthew James Christoff | January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

Men and women are created in God’s image and are equal in dignity. Men and women have also been endowed with unique gifts that God draws together in beautiful complementarity in the sacrament of marriage in which the “two become one flesh” (Gn 2:24).

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