(ANS – Genzano, Rome) – When Don Bosco arrived in Turin, he came up against a hell. Don Cafasso led him to the streets to let him know the reality. Don Bosco saw the real and true misery: slavery, prison, people sentenced to death, exploited children, abandoned youth without their parents, without a home, without education, without religion. After more than one hundred years, the Sons of Don Bosco continue to live this drama of the youth, but give it some responses. The Salesian novices of Genzano, in Rome, want to be another Don Bosco in our time.
(ANS – Mumbai) – The major commissions of the Salesians in India like “Don Bosco Action India”, the national network for social development; “Don Bosco Tech”,that focuses on skilling India; “Forum of Young at Risk” and others met at the Don Bosco Provincial House in Mumbai on February 26, for their fifth annual meeting.
(ANS - Barinas) - In the 32 years of existence of the Salesian Agricultural School of San José on the outskirts of the city of Barinas, this is not the first time that groups of people, who claim to be cooperatives or associations with different names have tried to occupy their land, but so far all these attempts have been resolved in a positive way.
(ANS – Vienna) – On occasion of the Day of Street-children on 31 January, the Austrian NGO, Jugend Eine Welt, which is supporting Don Bosco projects all over the world, demanded that much better protection be given to refugee minors in Europe, in particular in Turkey and Greece where the majority of refugees arrive.
(ANS – Suva) – “In the early afternoon of 20 February, the winds began to intensify. By sunset it was terrifying to see the winds and rain bend huge trees, snap branches, rip roofs from buildings, tear through vegetation and dwellings”, Fr. James K. Hoe, SDB, speaks about the horrific experience of the Tropical Cyclone Winston.