Anti-Pornography

"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price." (I Cor. 6:19-20) 

Why read "Bought With a Price"?

Upon release of the letter, Bishop Loverde said, “In my fifty years as a priest, I have seen the evil of pornography spread like a plague throughout our culture. As part of my responsibility to lead all the people in the Diocese of Arlington to the vision of God, I find it necessary now to address the tremendous moral, social, and spiritual dangers of pornography."

In the letter, Bishop Loverde addresses: The nature of the current threat of pornography, The arguments put forward by those who attempt to rationalize pornography, The offering of concrete counsel to all Christians, young people, couples, and priests and the gift of sight and its fulfillment in divine contemplation.

Bought with a Price Anti Pornography Pastoral Letter

Anti-Pornography Pastoral Letter

Read Bishop Emeritus Paul Loverde's letter on the nature of the current threat of pornography, the arguments people use to rationalize it, and the offering of concrete counsel to all Christians.

Bought with a Price Anti Pornography Pastoral Letter

Order Anti-Pornography Letter in English or Spanish

Get your physical copy of Bishop Emeritus Paul Loverde's pastoral letter on the threat of pornography.

Bought with a Price Anti Pornography Pastoral Letter

Order Anti-Pornography Letter in French

Get your physical copy of Bishop Emeritus Paul Loverde's pastoral letter on the threat of pornography in French.

Pornography Addiction Resources

While not all of those who are struggling with pornography are addicted, pornography addiction is a very real issue for a number of men and women.

Pornography Addiction Resources for Men

The resources on this page are meant for men struggling with pornography use. Through prayer, strong resolutions and useful aids, there is hope for pursuing a life of purity.

Pornography Addiction Resources for Women

Whether you struggle with pornography or have a struggling spouse, know that there is hope for purity for you and/or your spouse! Find helpful resources and support here.

Protecting Your Family from Pornography

Raise awareness of the scourge of pornography, get resources to protect your homes including tips for tackling difficult subjects, such as sexuality and pornography, with your children.

Articles and Resources on Pornography Addiction

It is important that we not only to seek to protect ourselves and our family from impure materials, but also that we seek to learn more about why God calls us to purity.

Internet Pornography Filters

One of the most efficient steps you can take to prevent pornographic material in your home is to install a filter on all computers and devices.