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Content to enhance the communication of family associations for a progression in strategic management. This section provides book reviews on the family and the media, presents new ideas developed by other family associations worldwide, offers recommendations for improving website content, and proposes ways to have a greater impact in the public sphere.

As primary users of this site, family associations will find an intellectual support to incorporate communication as part of their strategic management to promote the family. This support is divided into three dimensions: updates on media coverage of the family in different countries; proposals regarding communication and education to improve the transmission of their message; diffusion of interesting academic research on the relationship between the family and the media.



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Publications and Documents

pdf-icoMessage of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 49th World Communications Day
pdf-icoThe love that brings new life into the world” – Rabbi Sacks on the institution of marriage.
pdf-icoIt’s a synod on the family, remember?
Divorce, annulments, and contraception certainly have their impact on family life, but surely it is a negative one.

pdf-icoCreative Language: Decoding, Reframing and Defending Concepts of Human Identity


pdf-icoFamily or Families?
Towards a better understanding of Humanization and Generativity
pdf-icoSocial Networks: portals of truth and faith; new spaces for evangelization.
Message of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the 47th World Communications Day
pdf-icoThe Familiaris consortio (On the role of the Christian Family in the Modern World) thirty years later
Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, Archbishop of Bologna. Bologna, AMBER Association, 22 January 2012.
pdf-icoFamily relationships, how they are presented in the media, and virtual relationshipsNorberto González Gaitano (Pontifical University of the Holy Cross).Giovanni Spadolini’s Hall. Senate of the Italian Republic.International Day of the Family, May 13, 2011.
pdf-icoThe secret of brands. What’s hidden behind the communication of fashion: real needs or only emotive suggestions?The new edition of What’s left of the media by Gianfranco Bettetini and Armando Fumagalli (Quel che resta dei media; Franco Angeli, Milan) has recently hit bookstores.
giovanni_paolo_ii_50_50Message of John Paul II for the 38th World Communications Day (2004)
"The Media and the Family: A Risk and a Richness ."
giovanni_paolo_ii_50_50Message of Benedict XVI for the 43rd World Communications Day (2009)
"New Technologies, New Relationships. Promoting a Culture of Respect, Dialogue and Friendship."
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