@marcoRecorder Mr. Maurizio Gasparri is not a new name in the Italian political scene when it comes to insulting citizens publicly and displaying detrimental social media management skills. A few months ago I expressed on Twitter my disapproval to (Senator) Gasparri’s behaviour online. Come mai l’account di @gasparripdl non è ancora verificato da #Twitter? Voglio …

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Follow @marcoRecorder In Italy there is no such thing as civil unions. You can either be married, by a recognized religious institution or by your municipality, or just not be married. There is no way in between. If you have had a partner for the past 20 years and you are not legally married to …

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A version of this article was also published in The Expositor The picture below is quite eloquent. The historic moment of Pope Francis I’s election was commented and shared widely around all social media platforms. In fact, social media brings new challenges for a Catholic church in desperate need of innovation and rediscovery of real …

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“The incredible saga of anti-Catholic prejudice and pride continues. It does so incessantly. Much, very much, this is due to the malice, superficiality and inertia of the media”. These are the words of Marco Tarquinio, director of catholic Italian paper Avvenire about the recently proposed bill to stop tax exemption for Church-owned real estate properties …

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Il Corriere della Sera yesterday presented the pensions reform project put forward by newly appointed minister for welfare Fornero. What seems innovative to the Italian eye is actually praxis in most North and Central EU member states. The initiative is certainly zealous and absolutely necessary in a country ranked as 213th in the world for …

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