(ANS - General Roca) - At the age of 92, Msgr José Pedro Pozzi, SDB, the diocese's first bishop, died in the town of General Roca, home of the diocese of Alto Valle del Río Negro, on Sunday, November 26.
(ANS - Yangon) – Since yesterday, 27 November, Pope Francis has been in Myanmar, a periphery of the Church – with the country's Catholic community representing circa 1% of the population - but one that has great expectations of peace and reconciliation to which the Pontiff's visit one hopes may, indeed, contribute. In the Salesian world, Myanmar has also been the focus of attention in recent times, one that has already produced important results.
(ANS - Biratnagar) - 1992-2017: 25 years of Salesian presence in Nepal. The anniversary brought together more than 30 Salesians, as many diocesan priests and other active congregations in Nepal, and over 500 Catholics in a thanksgiving celebration to God, celebrated on 11 November at the Don Bosco Institute in Biratnagar.
Uruguay - "Aristophanes": transmitting a message like Don Bosco used to
(ANS - Montevideo) - Although not everyone has passed through the doors of a Salesian institute, those who are part of "Aristophanes" feel absolutely part of the example of Don Bosco and try to transmit his values through their art. This is what three members of this parodic theater company claim; they are: Juan Ignacio Cristóbal, Winston Gorgal and Daniel Javier.
THE DARK FACE OF INTERNET
If we wanted to find a metaphor to fully describe the revolution caused to society since the introduction and use of the Internet, we could certainly compare this phenomenon to the discovery of a new planet, a new continent, a territory continuously being explored that we cannot manage to fully fathom, one we repeatedly marvel at, that surprises us with ever-new aspects and unexpressed potential.
RMG - Formation course for new Provincials
(ANS - Rome) - The formation course for the new Provincials is currently taking place at the Salesian headquarters in Rome. Eight Salesian Provincials from three regions are participating. The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, will entrust each of them guidelines and a roadmap to empower their roles as guides and animators.
Spain - Young people need authentic and credible educators
(ANS - Madrid) - The Youth Ministry Department of the Spanish Episcopal Conference presented a summary of the contributions received for the next Synod on young people. What is the relationship of young people to the Church? Do favorable environments for vocational discernment exist? What hopes do young people in Europe have today? These are some of the questions asked through a special questionnaire to young people, who say they feel listened to by the Church, but who also ask that more time and more people become involved in listening to their needs.