Temptation Island, the reality show that globalizes the miseducation of love

In Italy, the VIP edition of the Temptation Island TV program has recently concluded. It reuses an American (U.S.) format from 2001, in which some engaged couples decide to live separately for several weeks, usually in exotic resorts and exposing themselves to the “temptation of sirens” to test the stability of their relationships. The reality show, which with few differences Continue Reading




From the communication in families to the communication between families

If we search "sharing problems" on Google, most of the results will be links, social networks, files... If we search "carrying one another’s weights,” the results will churn out results about diets, physical exercise, and tips to stay fit. We do not want to start a controversy on Google's indexing criteria, but just try to reflect on the meaning of Continue Reading




Social networks and the “selfie disease”: if the real problem is vanity

If we are people who are very active on social networks, then maybe we have happened to perceive our rapport with these tools is not entirely balanced. Maybe we have spent time with dear friends and snapped photos more with the idea in mind to post them and let others see (to gain approval, make others envious, or simply stay Continue Reading




“Incredibles 2” is a defense of family courage in difficult times

Incredibles 2 is the sequel to Pixar's great animated film that was a total success in 2004. As expected, it quickly became one of the most watched movies and one of the biggest box office so far in 2018, well over Jurassic World and Mission impossible: The Fallout.. Despite the attempts that have been made over the years to introduce Continue Reading




Meeting sites for young Catholics: opportunity and dangers

Recently, one of our readers suggested us to explore the theme of "sites to meet young Catholics," designed for those young people who want to find someone with whom to share their faith within a marriage. In his opinion, for young people wishing to form a Christian family it is not very easy, in a secularized society, to find someone Continue Reading




A workshop in Rome on the importance of educating young people about love and friendship

Love and friendship are not just two beautiful words, perfect for a summer hit song. They have a much deeper and stronger meaning. They refer to two universal realities of man, which are at the base of every culture and society, that have been around since the dawn of time. But are today's youth still aware of their strength and Continue Reading




The cinema and the crisis of romantic love: once upon a time… a happy ending

The "fables" (whether classical or modern, told in books or in movies) have accustomed us to seeing love as an indestructible force. From the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the film Ghost, from the legend of Tristan and Isolde to the colossal Titanic, we find the same common thread: the worlds, the contexts, the ages change, 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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