Pornography

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How Rhode Island is thinking about restricting online porn

A bill introduced in Rhode Island last week would block online pornography unless viewers confirm that they are at least... Read more

Florida resolution could label pornography a 'public health risk'

A proposed resolution in Florida would declare pornography a public health risk, allowing for greater education and research into the... Read more

How this app could steal your face to make porn

A new app allows users to digitally alter pornography videos, placing the faces of celebrities onto the bodies of porn... Read more

What can priests practically do to combat the porn epidemic?

Online pornography is one of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on par with cocaine and gambling.  Read more

What's the most convincing argument against porn? Science.

In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ’s list of “The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st Century.”  Read more

Hugh Hefner,

Christian leaders pray for Hugh Hefner, pornography’s victims

Christian leaders in the fight against pornography have called the death of Hugh Hefner “tragic,” while reminding Catholics to take... Read more

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Study: Age of pornography exposure affects how men view women

Pornography exposure affects men’s attitudes towards women, but in different ways depending on the age when they are first exposed,... Read more

UK porn sites to ban access for users under 18 years old

As part of an increasing government crackdown on internet pornography, U.K. porn sites will soon require users to provide proof... Read more

Ted Bundy. Public Domain via Wikipedia Commons.

The little-known final interview of Ted Bundy: Porn motivated me

He was one of the worst serial killers in U.S. history.  Read more

The new celibacy? How porn may be destroying the impetus for sex

One of music artist John Mayer's most signature songs is “Daughters,” a sweet and simple tribute to the importance of... Read more

Porn leaves men dissatisfied with real relationships, study finds

A recent analysis of 50 studies found that pornography was negatively associated with sexual and relational satisfaction among men.  Read more

More state legislatures recognizing pornography is harmful

Virginia could become the third state to officially recognize the harmful effects of pornography.  Read more

Jeff Sessions.

Attorney General nominee would consider cracking down on porn

The new nominee for U.S. Attorney General has said that he would “vigorously” enforce obscenity laws, a move which one... Read more

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Philippines blocks websites over child pornography concerns

The Philippines government has blocked several commonly accessed pornography websites, on both desktop and portable devices, citing child pornography laws.  Read more

Elizabeth Smart.

Elizabeth Smart on captor's porn use: 'It just led to him raping me more'

Elizabeth Smart, who drew the nation’s attention when she was abducted from her home at age 14, said that her... Read more

Not your grandpa's porn – Has the Church caught up to the problem?

Clay Olsen speaks to thousands of youth about a subject most people would rather not touch: pornography.  Read more

You don't have to be religious to be opposed to porn

It used to be that the only people speaking out against pornography were those who opposed it because of its... Read more

Republican Party takes anti-porn stance – but is it hypocritical?

It merited only one paragraph in the 2016 GOP platform, but the party’s stand against pornography is drawing commendation from... Read more

Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 19, 2016.

What Catholics have to say about the GOP platform

The detailed platform adopted by the Republican Party this week received mixed reactions among Catholics for its positions.    Read more

Why Starbucks and McDonald's are blocking porn from their WiFi

Two of the largest chain restaurants with free WiFi in the United States, McDonald’s and Starbucks, are adding pornography filters... Read more