(ANS - Vatican City) - On 20 July, during the visit the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, accompanied by Fr Pierluigi Cameroni, Postulator General, and Dr Lodovica Maria Zanet, a Postulator collaborator, made to Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, the volume of the Positio super Vita, Virtutibus et Fama Sanctitatis of the Servant of God Ignazio Stuchlý, Professed Priest of the Society of St. Francis of Sales, was presented.
(ANS - Rome) - Behind each of the millions of refugees and asylum seekers, forced to flee their country because of wars and violence, there is a story to listen to, made of suffering but also of hope towards rebuilding their future. Among these many unaccompanied minors, there is M who arrived in the Casa Famiglia of Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco more than three years ago.
(ANS - Rome) - Yesterday, 19 July, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consensus of his Council, appointed Fr. Paul Formosa as the first Superior of the new "Mary Help of Christians" Vice Province of Malta (MLT), current Superior of Malta's Provincial Delegation.
Mexico - "God has called me to be His Pastor and be in intimate union with Him" - Fr Salvador Murgía Villalobos
(ANS -Mixes) - Fr Salvador Murguía Villalobos, Salesian of Don Bosco, received the nomination of prelate bishop of Mixes from Pope Francis. On Thursday, August 2, the Solemn Episcopal Consecration will take place and will take on a mission with the sole thought: "May Christ and His Good News be announced to all people".
Communicating in the network: "this is the problem"
The Pope's appeal to "Proclaiming the Gospel of mercy to all peoples ... through the means of communication that the new digital cultural context makes available to our contemporaries" is a great challenge.
Vatican - Rector Major thanks Cardinal Angelo Amato
(ANS - Vatican City) - On Friday 20 July, Rector Major Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, accompanied by Fr Pierluigi Cameroni, Postulator General, met Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Roman Dicastery, at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, as the latter's mandate ends on August 31st.
Italy - Renewed efforts to fight Poverty
(ANS - Rome) - It is not enough to be part of the G7 to be able to claim to have defeated poverty. In Italy, on the contrary, it increases and involves more and more people, with trends and indicators for growth, cause for deep concern, as stated by the National Statistical Institute (ISTAT).