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Porn. The very word makes most people very uncomfortable. It is rarely spoken aloud. Rather, it is nervously spoken in hushed tones to prevent any passersby from getting the wrong idea. Pornography itself does not hide. It is estimated that the porn industry is bigger than Major League Baseball and the National Football League – […]
In June, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its International Classification of Diseases, the manual for classifying conditions, addictions and diagnosis (ICD). This document was last updated in the 90s, which explains why things like gaming addiction and online porn addiction were not included. Yet in the latest update ICD-11, the WHO recognizes online gaming […]
I often see two types of clients coming through my office struggling with sexual addiction. There’s the man who pursues therapy because his life is out of order as a result of pornography. He has just realized it and if he is married, his wife has found out. There is also the guy who is […]
This four-day in-depth training provides education from both theological and psychological perspectives. Priests are given a crash course in theological anthropology, the science of addiction, relationships, and the different levels of intervention to help others to break free and heal from the devastating effects of pornography on marriages and families. Priest who complete this training […]
Friday, October 26, 2018 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM Fr. Sean Kilcawley – How to Help Seminarians, Religious and Clergy Affected by the Use and Addiction of Pornography? (Formators, Vocation Directors, Superiors of Diocesan Seminary, Religious Congregations) Catholic Diocese Centre – Hong Kong Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Fr. Sean […]
Wednesday November 7, 2018 – 10:00AM – 11:00AM (ET) Fr. Sean Kilcawley – New Evangelization and the hyper-sexualized culture. – Priests. Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA Wednesday November 7, 2018 – 11:30AM – 12:30AM (ET) Fr. Sean Kilcawley – Pastoral Accompaniment and Freedom from pornography. – Priests. Hershey Lodge, Hershey,PA
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How do I as a priest address porn from the pulpit? I don’t want to scandalize the young and innocent.
Addressing pornography, and all sexual sin, from the pulpit is definitely a daunting task. As priests, we stand in the tension between proclaiming the truth about the danger to souls posed by pornography and the fear of scandalizing those who are innocent. Sometimes we can even fail to teach the truth because we fear teaching people to sin. However, we also must acknowledge the fact that we live in a pornified culture, and our young people are often not as…
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