What's that? Oh, right.. Too bad no one mentioned that before...

Turns out bad stuff in the media DOES negatively affect children.

Don’t mind us social conservatives and religious whack-os who have been railing against the objectification of people, especially women and young girls, for others’ perverse enjoyments (or even “innocent” marketing power): we’re already working on trying to undo the damage and prevent further similar damage in the future.

There should be no finger pointing or pompous “I told you so” on this — people have been and continue to be damaged. The only thing to do is move forward with lessons learned and applied and stop the damage.

I commend to your reading the Pastoral Letter “Bought With a Price by Bishop Paul Loverde of the Diocese of Arlington.