We are social: the 2021 report

How much have we been online recently? Has there been an increased use of electronic devices? Which countries are more connected in a “virtual world”? This year We Are Social, in collaboration with Hootsuite, came out with a Report on the digital behaviors of users globally. We would first like to point out the increase in the world population over Continue Reading




Influencers: helpful communicators or new political pawns? Let’s help youth decode influencers’ messages

Today, politics and culture are often not left up to “men in suits” alone. Have you ever heard of influencers? They are singers, actors, societies’ “VIPs”: characters who, from their soap boxes and via their profiles, influence the masses, sensitize and sway public opinion in a particular direction. Their main weapon? Social networks. Their preferred audience? Young people: men and Continue Reading




It is time to cherish the family. International initiatives

2020 and 2021 will not only be remembered as the years of the global pandemic, but also as the years we gave greater importance to the family in times of crisis. In regard to our health, staying in our "bubbles" is helping to protect us from the virus. Economically, the family unit is that community which helps to get us Continue Reading




THE ELDERLY AND THE ILL: THE FRAGILITY THAT MAKES THEM PRECIOUS

Is old age really the age when one must “lower one's sails,” as Dante Alighieri said? We know that the Western world is aging. Scholars tell us that the birth rate is continuously decreasing, while the elderly age group is growing. And yet these statistics, which should make us aware and considerate of everyone, juxtapose the profit culture of our Continue Reading




COVID GENERATION: DEPRESSION ALERT AND OPPORTUNITIES TO BECOME BETTER PARENTS

Perhaps it is because two of my daughters are part of the generation sadly renamed "the Covid Generation," made up of adolescents and pre-adolescents, that I am particularly sensitive to the discomfort that young people are experiencing at this time. Certainly there are and have been situations similar or worse than this. Consider those who have grown up in war Continue Reading




Saint Joseph: A Modern Model of a Father Figure?

In a world “without fathers” – in which fatherhood seems to be increasingly more fluid and difficult to exercise – Pope Francis proposes looking at a father figure who today’s society greatly needs. It is well-known that the Pope announced (on December 8th, 2020) that 2021 will be a special year dedicated to St. Joseph, concluding December 8th, 2021. His Continue Reading




Covid Has Shopkeepers on Their Knees While the Porn Business Is Booming

Among the consequences that Covid-19 brought with it over the last year has been a significant increase in the use of pornographic content. A research carried out by the institute Eumetra and Pornhub, a well-known pornographic site, have demonstrated this increase, according to the news agency Adnkronos. As for the country where I live, Italy, since lockdown began, a large Continue Reading




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Audio-visual consumption and reading habits of young people.


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Teen Usage of new and old media: formation & family.


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Giovanni Paolo II e la paternità


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Famiglia e mezzi di comunicazione sociale
VI Incontro Mondiale della Famiglia.


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La famiglia nei mezzi di comunicazione: Evangelizzazione ed evangelizzatori


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Messaggio del Santo Padre Francesco per la XLIX Giornata Mondiale delle Comunicazioni Sociali.


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L'amore che porta nuova vita nel mondo – Il Rabbino Sacks sull'istituzione del matrimonio.


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