Category Archives: Media education

Family, media…and celibacy of the Catholic priests

What does celibacy have to do with the messages of our portal, which deal with family and media? I was asking myself this question as I finished reading the book by Benedict XVI and Cardinal Sarah, From the Depths of our Heart, already published in France, where it is a best seller, and in the…
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At the family table: some tips to preserve conviviality

Evening at the restaurant. On the right a child eats pasta in front of a smartphone, leaning against the bread basket; on the left a couple consume their portion of fish with their heads down, while their teenage daughter eats pizza and watches her mobile phone all the time; behind, three children are gathered around…
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The Credibility of the media

How credible is the media? But above all, is the web more reliable or rather television and the rest of traditional media? A recent American research conducted by Edelman has discovered a substantial equality between the two worlds: 66% of the people interviewed place full trust in the information coming from traditional media , such…
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Diary of Happiness: a book that urges us to love in everyday life

When we see the enthusiasm of young people develop into pastimes without fun, into activities that do not build up and into relationships that consume instead of enriching, we run the risk of falling into pessimism. “Today's young people are worthless” is a sentence we can sometimes hear from who has surrendered to the defeat…
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The mental health crisis among America’s youth is real and staggering

The first signs of a problem started to emerge around 2014: More young people said they felt overwhelmed and depressed. College counseling centers reported sharp increases in the number of students seeking treatment for mental health issues. Even as studies were showing increases in symptoms of depression and in suicide among adolescents since 2010, some…
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3 practical tips to preserve the beauty of our memories

Taking photos or shooting videos frantically can spoil - rather than capture - the magic of the moments we live and ruin the memories that would have be imprinted in our memory. Complying with the anxiety of immortalizing or instantly sharing an experience – instead of observing, contemplating, "savoring" the reality we live – we…
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