What to watch tonight with the family? A wonderful documentary about art!

Today's families spend less and less time together, even when everyone is at home. Someone is in front of the television, another on the phone, one off flipping through a magazine. In short, we tend to remain more and more closed off in our own affairs, immersed in our own concerns, and family time becomes increasingly more rare. A great Continue Reading




Man or Woman. A difference that matters

Rethinking human sexuality is a very important task, especially in a cultural context such as ours, in which social and work transformations offer behavioral models that are characterized by a remarkable sexual indeterminacy. In Man or Woman. A difference that matters, Antonio Malo, professor of anthropology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, tries precisely to rethinking this subject Continue Reading




The youth and videogames: just a waste of time or an opportunity for education?

The Familyandmedia research team recently conducted a study on the effects of the use of new technologies by Italian teenagers. One of the aspects that the researchers focused on most was the relationship between young people and videogames. The study was conducted in 2016 in three different cities (Bari, Castel Gandolfo, and Rome) on panels of 16 youth ages 13 Continue Reading




Grandparents 2.0: why an association of grandparents

The statistics tell us: Europe’s prairies for some years are falling more and more often prey to a new type of animal. The grandparent. The grandparent, who was a quivering tripod still at the beginning of the last century, is turning into a "different" vigorous biped, very active even if he is over 65 and at a greater advantage, in Continue Reading




New research reveals the strengths and weaknesses of young people in their relationship with media and technology

How many hours do Italian kids spend on videogames? Do they know when it's best to stop or is parental intervention needed? And do they play alone or in teams? And again, what are the social networks that use the most? Do they use an account with their personal data or instead a false identity? And finally, when they watch Continue Reading




What is happening to Facebook? A Spanish research had already sounded the alarm

Of late, a lot has been talked of the problems Facebook is facing, after the scandal of Cambridge Analytica, a company that has sold personal data of the profiles of 87 million users of the social network (87 million as of April 5) to third parties for commercial purposes and to political parties. Zuckerberg, once the myth of the "web Continue Reading




A Letter from a mom to the Creator

Every mother, even the most loving and dedicated to her children, goes through dark times, in which she feels the weight of her condition. She lives in a state perhaps ashamed and overwhelmed by thoughts she would not like to have. It happens – sometimes – that one is not able to appreciate life as a mother. Maybe there was Continue Reading




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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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