Cotonou, Benin - October 2016 - The Delegates for Social Communication from the African-Madagascar Region met in Cotonou, Benin, from 10 to 16 October 2016 for their biennial meeting. Bro. Ephrem Santos, SDB, from the Department for Social Communication of the Congregation was present for the meeting. Among the topics discussed were the profile of the Delegate for Social Communication and crisis management in an institution.
Barcelona, Spain - October 2016 - More than 300 exhibitors from 70 countries, including Salesian publishers Edebé and CCS, took part from 11 to 14 October in the 34th LIBER, the most important publishing event in Spain. Edebé produces editorial and educational materials for publishers, literary agents, bookstores, distributors, industry professionals and the general public. Being present at LIBER gives CCS is a great opportunity to continue to raise awareness among bookstores and distributors in other countries especially Latin America of its educational and pastoral materials.
Mumbai, India - October 2016 - More than 5,000 people attended the Bosco Raas Garba 2016 folk festival at the Don Bosco High School, Matunga. This festival symbolizes goodness prevailing over evil.
Lubumbashi, R.D. Congo - October 2016 - On 11 October, during the Eucharistic celebration at which Fr Jean-Claude Ngoy, Superior of Central Africa, presided, three young students from the Salesian Youth Movement, Ezechiel, Eric and Dominique, were sent on mission to Sakania in southern Democratic Republic of Congo.