Italy - Formation of Salesian Coadjutors Meeting

Genzano di Roma, Italy - October 2017 - Last weekend (12-15 October), a special meeting of the ...

HAVING DEEP ROOTS, BEING FLEXIBLE, AND BEING RICH IN WHAT IS ESSENTIAL

I shall never forget the wise life lesson which the fir trees of the beautiful forest of ...

Brazil - Rector Major has started his Animation Visit to Sao Paulo Province

(ANS - San Paulo) - On Saturday, October 14, the Salesian Rector Major, Fr Ángel ...

Italy – Inaugurated 2017-2018 Academic Year of Salesian Pontifical University

(ANS - Rome) - On Thursday, October 12, the inaugural ceremony of the 2017-2018 academic year ...

El Salvador - Meeting of Job Training Team and Preferential Option 2017

Ayagualo, El Salvador - October 2017 - In the "Sagrado Corazón de Jesús" Center, ...

Poland - Salesian School of Świętochłowice celebrates 25 years

Świętochłowice, Poland - October 2017 - On October 10, the Salesian School of Świętochłowice, ...

Mexico – SYM Meeting of Salesian Schools in Guadalajara

Guadalajara, Mexico - October 2017 - On October 6, the Salesian schools in Guadalajara held a ...

NEWS

(ANS - Lisbon) - In Europe with its national borders and nationalist claims there are some who take the first step spontaneously to meet refugees who have fled from war and poverty. This is the case in Portugal. Through its government agencies it has indicated its willingness to help the European countries most affected by migration by accepting migrants. The Salesian Family is part of the network of organizations involved in this work of humanitarian assistance.

(ANS - Bukavu) - The journalist D. Snow once called Congo "a country cursed by its wealth." "The Second Congo War, called 'the Great War of Africa', sucked in military and civilians from nine countries". In the town of Bukavu, on the shores of Lake Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Salesians have a professional school for street children and poor youth.

(ANS - Sana'a) - The Salesian Family continues to follow with great attention the situation of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, kidnapped in Aden on 4 March. But he is not the only one who is suffering in Yemen. It is a country that has been sorely tested for the past 16 months of war. It was a civil war at first. Then came the bombing of a Saudi-led coalition. The conflict is assuming frightening proportions and the most affected are, as usual, children: "Children are not safe anywhere in Yemen" said Julien Harneis, the Unicef ​​representative in the Arab country.

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  • Italy – Inaugurated 2017-2018 Academic Year of Salesian Pontifical University

    (ANS - Rome) - On Thursday, October 12, the inaugural ceremony of the 2017-2018 academic year of the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS) took place in the presence of numerous religious, civil and military authorities. The day's theme: "Listening and Walking." "True listening always starts and pushes us to take or resume the journey," said Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major and SPU Grand Chancellor, in the homily of the Mass presided by him.

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  • South Korea – Youth Counselling & Welfare center in Chuncheon

    (ANS – Chuncheon) – Within the fast changing and ageing society of South Korea one of the youth main needs is without doubt a counselling. Children and teenagers find very few people who listen to them both in their families as well in the highly competitive school education system. Also the increasing youth violence and suicide attempt rate in South Korea does foster need of more systematic and dedicated counselling center. Salesian Family members (especially SDB, FMA sisters and Salesian Cooperators) invested in past 15 year a lot of energies in this field.

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