(ANS - Mendoza) - Rosario Leandro Alvarez, affectionately called "Leito", was born in Mendoza 26 years ago. At the age of 19 he decided to become a Salesian priest, but is unable to abandon a passion that has marked him since adolescence: five-a-side-soccer. This year he managed to join the staff of Deportivo Unión Central, participating in the first "B" division of five-a-side soccer.

(ANS - Mumbai) – For the Salesian Family, 2017 was a year full of events worldwide. Certainly among the many episodes that will be remembered with joy and gratitude is the liberation of the Indian Salesian missionary Fr Tom Uzhunnalil after being held hostage for 18 months.

(ANS - Lyon) - Salesians of the "Saint Francis de Sales" Province of France-South Belgium (FRB) have recently launched the "GOFASSS" (Group of Social Action Formation Organism - Grouping of Organizations of Salesian Health Care and Social Action Formation). To explain its meaning and purpose is Mr. Jean-Michel Mari, a member of the board of directors.

(ANS – Hechtel) – Br Joseph Hoan Pham, SDB, is a Vietnamese Salesian Coadjutor Brother, a missionary in Belgium via Project Europe.

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