Pornography is not just a topic for the ol’ boys clubs. Research indicates that pornography viewing among women is spreading widely. Why should I care about what you do in the privacy of your own home? I care because of the image St. Paul gives us in 1 Corinthians 12:26, “If [one] part suffers, all the parts suffer with it…” When a person is caught up in a sexual addiction of some kind, the impact on family members and others can be devastating.
Moral and ethical questions abound in the creation of new real estate in cyberspace. We sometimes struggle with our domain name. After all, who are we to own ThePracticingCatholic.com? As if we’re the epitome of what practicing Catholics should be. Hardly. Still, it does convey a message, a sense of mission. It tells you something … [Read more…]
October 3, 2010: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time We are inundated with offenses against human dignity on a daily basis: abortion, poverty, violence, embryonic stem cell research, pornography, euthanasia, etc. How do we deal with all this? That very issue was the subject of our readings this past Sunday. God, do something already! In the first reading, … [Read more…]