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Pornography Harms

Welcome to this resource page for those whose lives are affected spiritually and psychologically by the dangers of pornography.

This page offered by the Archdiocese of Newark provides links to resources for men, women and families so they may find healing and educate themselves about the harm of pornography.


Please note that the following websites, groups, and authors are not affiliated with the Archdiocese of Newark. This information is provided solely for your information. We are not responsible for, nor do we endorse, their policies, the views they express, the products and services they offer, or the content of their materials or websites. To the best of our knowledge, the information listed here is appropriate, faithful to Catholic Church teaching and accurate at time of posting. Agencies, non-profits and other institutions can and do change their mission and their websites. Please consider this as you review these resources. The Archdiocese of Newark makes no representations concerning the quality of medical care or level of professional skills of any specific counsellor or healthcare provider that may be mentioned in these resources. Each person is encouraged to make his/her own investigation prior to consulting for treatment. Any decision to use a professional from these resources is the sole responsibility of the user.

Please contact the Family Life Office for the Archdiocese of Newark at 973 497 4323 if you should notice anything offensive to Catholic teaching in the resources provided.


Pornography Harms the Family - Pornography - A Quiet Family Killer - Overcoming Obstacles - Pornography - Pornography’s impact on Marriage and the Family - Speaks to men and women about the beauty of sex, the problem of porn, and the healing which is possible - The Social Costs of Pornography


Catholic Websites - Designed to help men, their wives, and their families break free from the bonds of porn. - Dedicated to the promotion of Blessed John Paul II’s revolution and life transforming message of hope that counteracts societal trends that urge us to view the body as an object of pleasure or a machine for manipulation. - Speaks to men and women about the beauty of sex, the problem of porn, and the healing which is possible. - offers an anonymous, science-based, Catholic Online Recovery Program, and provides resources for those who desire to reclaim God's plan for their lives, and the lives of loved ones impacted by pornography or other unhealthy sexual behaviors.

Christian Websites - A non-denominational ministry that teaches the biblical principles of freedom in Jesus Christ. Our Christ-centered courses are free of charge and help people escape impurity, over-eating, substance abuse, gambling, smoking and more.

Secular Websites - Assembly of leading experts to examine the real nature of pornography in its moral and social consequences

Spanish Websites - Este sitio contiene 463 articulos sobre la pornographia en espanol. - Recursos in espanol sobre las ensenanzas de Juan Pablo II.

Internet Filtering Tools and Media Safety - Helps you to protect your family online. Learn how the internet is used in your home - Internet Safety 101, to educate, equip and empower parents, educators and other adults with the knowledge and resources needed to effectively protect children from the dangers of online pornography, sexual predators, cyberbullies and threats relating to social networking. - Dedicated to educating and empowering youth and others to safely, responsibly and productively use information and communications technologies. - Providing parental control solutions for families concerned about the profanity, promiscuity and violence in today’s media and entertainment.

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