Respect Life Conference: Addiction to internet porn is rampant, treatable

Sister Mary Angela Alexander, RSM, looks on as Sister Marysia Weber, RSM, answers a question about the neurobiology of addiction to internet pornography during a question-and-answer session at the Diocese of Peoria's Respect Life Conference on Sept.14. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Saying that she never intended, as a woman religious, to spend so much time looking at internet pornography, Sister Marysia Weber, RSM, noted that it is one of the most common addictions in the world. “I have been looking at this topic for 15 to 20 years and every single time I look it up, […]

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Freedom-from-pornography ministry is part of evangelization today, priests told

Father Sean Kilcawley speaks to priests of the Diocese of Peoria who gathered Oct. 23-24 for their annual Assembly Days at the Spalding Pastoral Center in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

Pornography is so prevalent in our culture that working to free Catholics from it should not be viewed as a “special ministry” but rather a “foundation for the evangelization work of the church.” That was one message brought to priests of the Diocese of Peoria Oct. 23 by Father Sean Kilcawley, a priest of the […]

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