(ANS - Rome) - 122 days from the beginning of the 28th General Chapter, the third video of the series "Interviews with the eyes of ..." is presented, the project carried out by ANS in collaboration with IMEComunicazione through which members of the Community of Valdocco guide us to discover Salesian places and history.
(ANS - Madrid) - In Spain, the number of people in conditions of social exclusion is equal to 8.5 million: 18.4% of the population. The risk of poverty and exclusion rate affects 28.3% of children in Spain, or 2.2 million small citizens. Social exclusion in Spain is a structural phenomenon, influenced by factors such as job insecurity, which has led to an increase in the percentage of poor and excluded workers (12% of the active population is today in a situation of social exclusion), or difficulty in accessing housing (rents have increased by 30% in the last two years). Today, two million people live in fear of becoming homeless.
(ANS - Quito) - The Salesian House of Spirituality "San Patricio", located in Cumbayá, Quito, was the venue for peace talks between the National Government and indigenous organizations. The trust and security offered by the Salesians and their works was the reason the UN, through a representative, opted for the center of Don Bosco's spiritual children.
(ANS – Bruxelles) – On Friday, 4 October, the board of “CNOS-FAP”, the provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) of the Salesians of Don Bosco in Italy, visited several European Institutions in Brussels, guided by Don Bosco International. This visit provided CNOS-FAP with further ideas for their strategy of internationalization and with new perspectives on the future of VET in the European Union.
(ANS - Lombriasco) - The first international meeting of Salesian Agricultural Schools took place in the land of Don Bosco in recent days. The event, entitled "Expo Lombriasco 2019 - AgriCultura International Exhibition" has fostered sharing, formation, Salesian spirituality and the development of common projects.