Church and Communication


'Victory' app aimed at helping young people suffering addiction to porn
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Matt Fradd, a popular Catholic speaker who said he has dedicated his life to fighting pornography, teamed up with longtime youth minister Mark Hart, known as the "Bible Geek," and LifeTeen to develop an app designed to assist young people find victory in their battle against porn. "I worked as an apologist at Catholic Answers for three years and I would travel the country and give many talks, and I couldn't help but feel that while I was up there proclaiming the basic Gospel message to thousands of teenagers, a good number of these young men and…
Catholic publishers will be part of World Meeting of Families
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In an effort to promote Catholic publications dedicated to the family, the Pontifical Council for the Family is organizing initiatives for Catholic publishers at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. Together with the Vatican publishing house, the Catholic Biblical Federation and the Association of Catholic Publishers, the pontifical council is sponsoring a session on the Bible and the family Sept. 23 as part of the weeklong congress dedicated to the family Sept. 22-25. The Association of Catholic Publishers also is helping coordinate a special "Catholic Publishers Pavilion" in the congress' main exhibition hall. In addition,…
Papal Flight Saturday, 6 June 2015     [...]   Father Lombardi: The third question is from Katia Lopez from the Spanish group. Katia Lopez: (In Spanish) Holy Father, during your last meeting, with the youth, you spoke in great detail about the need to pay careful attention to what they read, to what they watch: you did not mention explicitly the word “pornography”, but you did refer to “evil fantasy”. Could you explain somewhat the concept of the waste of time... Pope Francis: There are two different things here: the medium and the content. Concerning the medium, there is one…
"John Paul II" Diocesan Youth Centre Saturday, 6 June 2015 Your four friends here have asked some questions. I will give a copy of my prepared address to Monsignor Semren, and he will hand it out to you at a later date. And now I will have a question and answer session with you. Question: The Holy Father: I will respond to you in this way: I cannot respond, without looking at the person… Yes, from the mid-1990s onwards, I felt one night that watching television was not good for, it distanced me, and led me away… and I decided…
New YouTube Kids app runs afoul of parents
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is borrowing an argument from Dr. Seuss in its complaint against Google with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In the story "Horton Hears a Who," Dr. Seuss penned the famous phrase, "A person's a person no matter how small." In the center's April 7 complaint of the Google-owned YouTube Kids app aimed at preschoolers, they believe a screen's a screen no matter how small -- or where it is. "It doesn't matter that a kid is watching a TV or something on YouTube Kids. They deserve protection," said Josh Golin, the…

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