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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 of being at least 18 years old. The proposal to move all pornographic websites behind an age-verification wall is slated to take place in April 2018 as part of the Digital Economy Act, promoted by

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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. Once confined to the pages of a smuggled Playboy magazine, pornography can now be in the hands of anyone with a smartphone, and is more prolific and anonymous than ever. PornHub, one of the world’s largest

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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 parents’ influence on their little girls. Here’s the refrain: “So fathers, be good to your daughters, Daughters will love like you do. Girls become lovers who turn into mothers, So mothers, be good to your

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

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In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ’s list of “The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st Century.” That same year, the “definitive men’s magazine” that promises “sexy women” along with style advice, entertainment news and more ran a shorter listicle: “10 Reasons Why You Should Quit Watching Porn.” The list included reasons such as increased sexual

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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.   The paper, entitled Pornography Consumption and Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis, concluded that “Pornography consumption was associated with lower interpersonal satisfaction outcomes in cross-sectional surveys, longitudinal surveys, and experiments.” Specifically, pornography was linked to significant “lower sexual

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How to Eliminate Pornography

Newspaper, magazine, and online commentators have served up any number of reasons for the hatred underlying terrorist attacks. Many of them say the root of the problem is that terrorists resent American prosperity. I remember when a recent president said, “They hate us for our freedoms.” I doubt it. Terrorists don’t care, one way or

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Philippine Bishops and Pornography

The Lenten pastoral message of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines was centered on pornography. They described pornography as a “grave evil” and a “scourge,” the bishops emphasized that man is created for love and for chastity and that “we are all called to rely on God’s grace and power to resist and to overcome

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Philadelphia priest placed on immediate leave following arrest

Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 27, 2014 / 06:21 pm .- A 55-year-old priest in Philadelphia was placed on immediate administrative leave after being arrested on child pornography charges. According to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Father Mark J. Haynes was arrested by Chester County Police and “charged with two counts of dissemination of child pornography, two counts

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Does the Bible talk about Pornography?

What is pornography? It is simply any material targeted to generate lustful feelings; anything one looks at and gets the urge for sex. These materials makes people see others as sex objects; looking at others lustfully. In the Gospels Christ equates this with the sin of adultery as he preached in the popular “Sermon on

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