Sierra Leone - Don Bosco Fambul hosts 52 street kids for 5-month rehabilitation program

Freetown, Sierra Leone - March 2018 - 52 young people who were living on the streets of Freetown ...

Italy - Joy of the Gospel for the young, “no one left behind”

(ANS - Jesolo) - Two grand Sunday celebrations with 400 animators involved, 200 budding artists led ...

Rwanda - Rector Major's encouragement to Salesian Family

(ANS - Kigali) – Yesterday, March 15, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, the Rector ...

Haiti - "LAKAY Don Bosco": 30 years of joyful service

(ANS - Port-au-Prince) - The Salesian service for Haitian children and youth in difficulty - "LAKAY ...

Sri Lanka - With Don Bosco, different ethnic groups and religions are building a new future together

(ANS - Kurunegala) - Fr Reginold Fernando is a "multitasking" Salesian as we say today: Vicar ...

Italy - New eyes and new words to see and narrate the banlieues

(ANS - Rome) - The banlieue, inner-city, or periphery as a space, as a dimension, the periphery, ...

Belgium - Meeting of PGS-International President with heads of European Commission in Sports Sector

Brussels, Belgium - March 2018 - On 15 March in Brussels, the President of the PGS-International, ...


(ANS – Mansa) – In Zambia, the word “Muzungu” means “Gringo”. This how children call Monica Chudzynska, a young lady working as a volunteer for the programme of “Don Bosco International Volunteer Service - Poland”, when they forget her name. Monica has been working for 4 months in Mansa, Zambia, capital of Luapula province, and fills many roles in the local mission of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMAs).

(ANS – New Delhi) – “The entire Catholic Church and especially the Church in India are very worried for Fr. Tom”. Thus is written in a communiqué released on January 14th by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI). To this purpose, the Indian Bishops promoted a Day of Prayer at national level, to be held in all the dioceses of the Country, as per convenience, between January 21st and 22nd, to invoke the release of Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, the Indian Salesian missionary abducted in Aden, Yemen, on March 4th, 2016.

(ANS – Rome) – “Father, Teacher and Friend” is the trinomial that in the Salesians world immediately brings one’s thought to Don Bosco. Too often today there is a lack of paternity, of guidelines of reference, of true and real friendship. This is where even today Don Bosco can come to our help with his educative and benevolent word and his experience with the young. Being fully aware of this, the “Salesians for Civil Society - Federation SCS-CNOS” has launched its first: “Cosa ti direbbe lui? 30 cit.Azioni alla #DonBosco maniera”  (What would he tell you? 3o Quotes in the #DonBosco way), 30 pieces of advice of Don Bosco in a modern key.



  • The silence of the oppressed

    Social networks have been overflowing with images and comments regarding the tragedy in Syria. It is difficult not to be moved by images that present us with such great suffering of the weakest.


  • Italy - New eyes and new words to see and narrate the banlieues

    (ANS - Rome) - The banlieue, inner-city, or periphery as a space, as a dimension, the periphery, above all, as a lively and vital reality, and not simply a catalyst of social problems and degradation. Because "reality is better seen from the periphery," as Pope Francis said, who has brought the theme of the banlieues into the magisterium of the Church. From this point of view, on March 10th, at the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome, a formation course was held entitled: "Narrating the peripheries: positive observations, constructive words."



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