Ethiopia – Sport for Development: Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) ...

(ANS – Addis Ababa) – The first “Sport for Development Technical and ...

RMG - Appointment of new Provincial of Paraguay: Fr Mario Villalba

(ANS - Rome) - The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consensus of his ...

Syria - Spring and summer activities of Salesian oratories

(ANS - Damascus) - Despite the current circumstances being still marked by instability, ...

Guatemala - After the disaster: we help people to rebuild their lives and plan their future

(ANS - Escuintla) - Guatemala continues to tremble. Today, June 18, an earthquake of magnitude ...

Spain - Salesian social entities show their commitment to arrival and reception of the "Aquarius"

(ANS - Madrid) - The last vessel of the Aquarius flotilla ended landings in the port of ...

Nepal - Apostolic Nuncio in Nepal visits Kathmandu Salesian house for first time

Kathmandu, Nepal - June 2018 - On 16 June, the Apostolic Nuncio, Giambattista Diquattro, in India ...

Venezuela - After desecration of tombs, deceased Salesians may now rest in peace

(ANS - Caracas) - A few days ago, at 107 years of age, Fr Giuseppe (José) Berno, the oldest ...

NEWS

(ANS - Rome) - After the presentation of the convocation letter of the General Chapter 28, issued by Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major, the Province of Ecuador contributes with the logo of the General Chapter 28 (GC28).

(ANS – Sihanoukville) – A powerful explosion happened today at the Mechanics Department of Don Bosco Technical School in Sihanoukville at about 13:10 local time and took the life of Teacher Sarat Seng, Manager of the Mechanics Workshop. Three other persons, 2 students and a teacher, were brought to the hospital according to the latest updates. One student lost his right hand. It seems have been a gas explosion, probably from the machines of the Mechanics Department. At the moment, the Sihanoukville Police Department is at the school campus conducting investigations of the incident. The Salesian Community has closed the school for the time being and asks for prayers and solidarity, especially for the family of Mr. Sarit Seng, his widow and two little children.

(ANS - Granada) – Yesterday morning, June 5, at circa 5:30, clashes broke out between gangs and groups defending the city. The gangs are supported by the police. From that time on, a field battle began in the sector of the Xalteva, only a few hundred meters from the Salesian Don Bosco Institute in Granada.

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INTERVIEWS

  • Italy - From ugly episode, light shines: a year from Don Bosco relic retrieval

    (ANS - Castelnuovo Don Bosco) - A theft that arouses the attention of the whole world, two weeks of apprehension and investigation, finally the finding that restores relief to all the devotees of Don Bosco: it was exactly a year ago, 15 June 2017, when the Carabinieri of Asti recovered the ampoule holding a part of the brain of the Saint of the Young. Twelve months later, popular devotion has increased. As witnessed by the Director of Colle Don Bosco, Fr Luca Barone.

EDITORIAL

  • 28th General Chapter: the same questions that pushed Don Bosco

    With the letter addressed to all the Salesians of the world, the Rector Major set off the journey towards the forthcoming 28th General Chapter (GC28), a chapter presenting two interesting novelties: the return to Valdocco, 62 years after the last one the Salesian “Mother House” hosted, the CG18; and, above all, the approach. In fact, it is the first time that a General Chapter of the Salesians takes its name from a question: "What kind of Salesians for the youth of today?"

EVENTS

  • Panama - 2nd Preparatory Meeting for World Youth Day 2019

    (ANS - Panama City) - From 6 to 10 June, 2018, about 250 representatives of the youth pastoral offices of the Episcopal Conferences, Movements and Ecclesial Associations from all over the world met in Panama for the Second preparatory meeting for the next World Youth Day (WYD), to be held in Panama from 22 to 27 January, 2019. Representing the Salesian Youth Movement (SYM) were Renato Cursi, of the Salesian Youth Ministry Department, and Sr. Maria del Carmen Indurán, Coordinator of the Youth Ministry of the Central South America Province, of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA).

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • Italy – For 70 years, an investment in hope

    (ANS - Rome) – Fr Stefano Aspettati, recently appointed Provincial of the Salesian Circumscription of Central Italy (ICC), has been witness to the growth of the "Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco" for seven years. This is how he describes the evolution of the educational experience at the Borgo, in the 70 years of the Salesian center.

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

  • I HAVE SEEN AND HAVE LIVED DON BOSCO’S MISSIONARY DREAM

    My dear friends, I greet you all most cordially as I write this to you – though I am very late as regards preparation of the Salesian Bulletin. (I make the editor sweat because very often the deadline for submission is upon me as I sit down to write my message – which happens with everything else that bears my name and is penned in my own hand.)

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