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South Africa – “Moulding the next generation!”. Interview with Innocentia Vilakazi

(ANS – Johannesburg) – Innocentia Vilakazi is a Welding Instructor at “Don Bosco ...

Brazil - 19th Pilgrimage of Salesian Family in Aparecida

Aparecida, Brazil - August 17, 2019 – On August 17, under the theme "Holy Mother of God, pray ...

RMG - 25 August: 50th anniversary of Blessed Maria Troncatti's death

(ANS - Rome) - On 25 August 1969, in Sucúa (Ecuador), the airplane that was carrying Sister ...

Papua New Guinea - 25th anniversary of Parish of Mary Help of Christians

(ANS - Port Moresby) - The Parish of Mary Help of Christians in the district of Sabama, Port ...

Lebanon - Let's help future chefs!

(ANS - Al Fidar) - The Don Bosco Technique of Al Fidar is one of the area's few professional ...

Belgium - The story of Andy and Jef, Salesian missionaries

(ANS - Brussels) - Andy Jebarus and Jef Delporte are both Salesian missionaries. Andy went to ...

Myanmar - Seminar for translators of East Asia-Oceania Region starts today

(ANS - Anisakan) - The second Seminar for translators of the East Asia-Oceania Region begins today, ...

NEWS

(ANS– Mumbai) – Sushma Swaraj, one of the most well-known and beloved political figures in India, Foreign Minister in the First Modi Government (2014-2019), died on August 6 at 67 years. In hers service she worked hard for the cause of Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, SDB, kidnapped in Yemen and held hostage for 18 months, and she was the one to announce via Twitter his release on September 12, 2017. She loved Mother Teresa and was defined by Pope Francis “as a very spiritual person”.

(ANS - Hong Kong) - This year the Rector Major will spend Don Bosco's birthday in the Far East: starting next Sunday; in fact, from 11 to 17 August, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime will be on an Animation Visit in Macao, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

(ANS Rome) – After over a year and a half since its inception, the campaign “150 Young People in Search of an Author” presents the work done and the work still to be done. In recent months there have been 66 minors who, with the support of generous benefactors, have been given a concrete opportunity of redemption.

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INTERVIEWS

EDITORIAL

  • Two types of desert advancing

    Whoever prophesies disasters has never been well received, even less so today. We are in an epoch where millions of people still believe in the myth that technology shall solve everything.

EVENTS

  • Brazil – UniSALESIANO inaugurates Community Life Center

    (ANS - Araçatuba-SP) - The institute of higher education "UniSALESIANO", in its headquarters in Araçatuba, Province of Brazil Campo Grande, inaugurated its Community Life Center this past Friday evening, August 9th. Intended for the academic community, it offers different spaces meant to foster a family atmosphere within the center. The ceremony was attended by various civil, ecclesiastical and Salesian authorities, including the Counselor for the America South Cone region, Fr Natale Vitali.

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • RMG - 25 August: 50th anniversary of Blessed Maria Troncatti's death

    (ANS - Rome) - On 25 August 1969, in Sucúa (Ecuador), the airplane that was carrying Sister Maria Troncatti crashes shortly after take-off on the edge of that forest which for almost half a century was her "home of the heart", the location of her tireless donation among the Shuar people. Sister Maria thus lives her last flight: the one that takes her to Heaven! She was 86 years old at the time, years all spent on a gift of love. She wrote: "Of my religious missionary vocation, I am happier every day!"

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

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