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Bill and Kathy are in their mid-forties. They have been married twenty years and have six children. Bill is a military officer and Kathy is a stay-at-home mom. Kathy sought marital counseling when she caught Bill viewing Internet pornography. A scan of the history on his laptop computer, cell phone and tablet revealed that he […]
The following is an interview I had with Fr. Sean Kilcawley of the diocese of Lincoln, NE. It was originally recorded for and published on our site for teens and young adults (ThePornEffect.com) Fr. Sean discusses how priests can better assist those who turn to them for help in breaking free from porn. Image via Flickr, […]
It can be incredibly overwhelming to realize just how many men, women, and young people in our parishes are struggling with pornography use, and as indicated by the question, sometimes we aren’t really sure where to start. I’ve always found it best to break down the problem into parts. There are three main areas to […]
Encountering the Love of God in the Family
Loving Our Children in a Pornified World
Praying in the Midst of Temptation
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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…