Category Archives: Family and media studies

All set for the big family gathering in Milan

The Seventh World Meeting of Families will take place in Milan from 30 th May until 3rd June. Pope Benedict XVI will be present at this extraordinary event and will celebrate a Solemn Mass on the final day in The North Park of Bresso Airport. Two more significant moments for reflection will be at the…
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Homosexuality and parenthood: compatible worlds?

Dawn Stefanowicz. Out from Under: The Impact of Homosexual Parenting, Annotation Press, 2007 Brothers Thomas and Scott; a homosexual father, “raised in an extremely dysfunctional family where sexual barriers were violated and incestuous relationships occurred”; and a weak, subservient mother. These are the protagonists in Out from Under, where Dawn Stefanowicz narrates an open, honest…
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The 7th World Congress of Families in Sydney

The 7th World Congress of Families ( www.worldcongress.org) took place from May 15-18th in the city of Sydney, Australia. More than 100 delegates of a wide-range of disciplines and beliefs gathered together to discuss the need to articulate a stable economy that serves and promotes the cultural model of a family happiness. The WCF is…
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Communicate the Family: Challenges and Opportunities for Associations

The conference Communicate the Family: Challenges and Opportunities for Associations was held at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome on June 7, 2013, in collaboration with the Forum of Family Associations (link) and the Fiuggi Family Festival (link). The initiative aimed to emphasize the need for especially media and institutions to speak…
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Global Sexual Revolution and Gender Ideology. An Enlightening Book

Gabriele Kuby, The Global Sexual Revolution. Destruction of Freedom in the Name of Freedom, preface by Robert Spaemann, Fe-medienverlag, Kiblegg 2010, pp. 453. Gabriele Kuby is a German sociologist and publicist as well as one of the most renowned authorities on criticizing the today’s Western relativism. For example, it is thanks to her that the…
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The Family, the genome of society

Pierpaolo Donati, La famiglia, il genoma che fa vivere la società, (The genome which helps society live) Rubbettino, 2013 (12 euros) The controversies which have arisen in the last decades regarding the statute and the characteristics of the family have made it necessary to reflect deeply on its structure and its features. The fact that…
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