Articles by Matt Fradd

Matt Fradd is the author of Delivered: True Stories of Men and Woman Who Turned from Porn to Purity. After experiencing a profound conversion at World Youth Day in Rome in 2000, Matt has worked through full-time lay ministry in Australia, Ireland, Canada, and Texas. He has served as an apologist for Catholic Answers and has traveled all over the world, speaking to tens of thousands of teens and young adults. He and his wife Cameron have four children and live in North Georgia.

The Health Benefits of Masturbation

I speak at a lot of conferences, and many in my audiences are young men in high school or college. When I talk about the negative impact of pornography and masturbation, it’s not uncommon for me to…

Sex Week: 7 Weird Facts about an Odd College Trend

A strange trend is hitting college campuses called Sex Week. On one occasion I was invited to speak at the University of Maryland for their annual “Sex Week,” and it was an event I’m not…

How NOT to Tell Your Spouse About Your Porn Addiction

If you’ve been dealing with a porn addiction for any amount of time, confessing it to your spouse can be a very difficult and overwhelming thing to do. The anticipation of their pain and their…

The Catholic Church and Porn: 4 Quick Insights From The Bishops’ Letter

In November 2015 the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a formal statement titled, Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography. This is a major statement on behalf of Catholic…

Internet Predators: 5 Facts Parents Need to Know

Since the dawn of the World Wide Web, the Internet has been used for all kinds of purposes, some for good and some for evil. Among the most heinous of Internet crimes is that of…

Is Naked Art a Form of Pornography?

I’m often asked, “What’s the difference between pornography and naked art?” Usually the person who asks this assumes there is no difference, and his question is intended to help me see that. This video offers the…

Porn and Sex Trafficking: 10 Facts from the Experts

Sex trafficking: it’s a well-known injustice which affects millions of women and children around the world; whereas porn: a well-known and widely accepted form of “entertainment.” What’s their connection? Well, let’s take a look at…

Sexting: 7 Facts Parents Need to Know

In today’s culture, sexting is becoming more and more common. Let’s look at 7 facts parents need to know about this trend. 1. Sexting is sending nude or otherwise provocative images of yourself online or…

3-Decade-Old Porn Experiment Reveals Why We’re All Messed Up

One of the big problems with doing research about the effect of video pornography on people is it’s hard to find a control group. Not too long ago a researcher from the University of Montreal…
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