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, ...

RMG - Young scientists at the service of the common good

(ANS - Rome) - Not only good Christians and honest citizens, but also protagonists of innovation ...


(ANS - Maputo) - The Salesians in Mozambique were detached from the Salesian Province of Portugal and the Vice-Province of Mary Help of Christians was canonically erected on 19 August 2006. This year, therefore, the Vice-Province is celebrating its first ten years. Various commemorative activities were planned throughout the year and the main one was the celebration on 1 November with a spirit of gratitude to God and renewed service to young people. This service is being carried on in the style of Don Bosco by about sixty Salesians in eight works.

(ANS – Rome) – Yet again, the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians has experienced that many drops put together make a lovely puddle of water for more than one person to enjoy. In fact, on October 27, Mother Yvonne Reungoat was able to submit to Italian Caritas, earthquake section, the sum of 150,000 euro, fruit of the generosity from about thirty provinces, from the initiatives of some communities, and from various generous private benefactors.

(ANS - Rome) - On 4 March 2016 a group of armed men attacked the house of the Missionaries of Charity in Aden, Yemen, killing 16 people, including 4 Sisters.  At the time of the attack on the sisters’ house, an Indian Salesian priest, Fr Thomas Uzhunnalil, was present. As the hours passed it became clear that he had been abducted. Today, however, eight months later, we still have no definite news of him.



  • 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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