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Bought with a Price: Every Man's Duty to Protect Himself and His Family from a Pornographic Culture

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The average child today -- against the backdrop of a $13 billion a year porn industry -- first encounters pornography by age 11.

"In today's pornographic culture, Bought with a Price is mandatory reading for every man and parent," said Catholic author Matthew Kelly. "To ignore its call to protect the home and the heart is to leave our children vulnerable to a real and pres
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Kindle Edition, 87 pages
Published March 5th 2014 by Catholic Diocese of Arlington
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Patrick
Oct 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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This is a great summary and discussion of the problem of pornography in the culture and a call to men (not just fathers, all men) to turn away from this deep problem, avoid it, and protect those around him from it.
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Jun 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent resource for anyone either struggling with pornography addiction or for helping someone you know who is struggling. Bishop Loverde offers sound spiritual, scriptural, and pastoral advice for individuals, priests and families who are affected by this disease. His approach is one of warm understanding and forgiveness.

In this short, accessible book Bishop Loverde argues against four popular misconceptions that pornography is acceptable and even 'normal'. His practical advice is
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Such a powerful read; I highly recommend it!
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Bishop Loverde earned a B.A. (summa cum laude) in 1962 from Saint Bernard Seminary College in Rochester, New York. He was chosen to study in Rome at the Pontifical Gregorian University, where he completed a.Licentiate of Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) in 1966.

Loverde was ordained a priest December 18, 1965 at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome by Bishop Francis F. Reh, who was rector
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“How is it possible to enter into a relationship of love and respect when the preparation for this human encounter is solely based on carnal “need”? How can the trust necessary for true intimacy be achieved if actions are determined by secret desires?” 0 likes
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