Porn-no: A Pastoral Approach to the Problem of Pornography

In 2015, the USSCB published a statement entitled, "Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography," highlighting the rampant effects of pornography use and addiction. This session will bring out the salient points of the bishops' statement, especially those relevant to youth. Other resources related to pornography, including addiction recovery, will be shared.

  • Date:Saturday, December 8
  • Time:2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Session Type:Breakout
  • Session Code:D08
  • Submitter - First Name:Jeffrey
  • Submitter - Last Name:Jenkins
  • Submitter - Email
  • Thematic Categories:Sexuality/Theology of the Body, Youth Cultureā€š Issues and Trends
  • Session Outcome 1:How pornography negatively affects young people relationally, spiritually, physiologically, and psychologically.
  • Session Outcome 2:How to provide resources, (technical, psychological, and spiritual) to help young people who struggle with pornography use and addiction find sexual freedom and chaste living.
  • Session Outcome 3:How to give a pastoral response to young people who disclose pornography use and addiction.
Jeffrey Jenkins
LightWordServices, LLC