In today’s On the Square , Bishop Conley discusses how Ariel Castro’s pornography addiction contributed to the dulling of his moral sense:
Ariel Castro belongs in prison. Last week, he was sentenced to serve more than one thousand years. But despite the depths of his depravity, when Castro stood shackled in a Cleveland courtroom, he confessed a common American problem. I believe I am addicted to porn, he said, to the point where I am impulsive, and I just dont realize that what I am doing is wrong.
Read the rest here . For related reading, check out Helen Rittelmeyer ‘s April 2013 piece, “The Language of Addiction Takes Over.”