(ANS – Port Moresby) – The 2nd Media Education Seminar (MES) for Catholic Schools of Port Moresby was held on Saturday, 7th April 2018, at the Emmaus Conference Centre Hall. Seven Catholic schools of Port Moresby participated in the program. In an era marked by the growing popularity of fake news, the purpose of the Media Education Seminar is to give the students a critical understanding of the media and an ability to enable them to creatively use the media to spread positive stories.
(ANS - Aleppo) - After Damascus, Aleppo. The Rector Major's journey continues through the main cities of Syria, in places marked by the suffering of war, but also by the hope of those who, like the Salesians and the youths of the Salesian houses, have decided to continue to believe in a future of peace and prosperity.
(ANS - Tegucigalpa) – The World Youth Day (WYD) is a great youth gathering that attracts hundreds of thousands of young people from all over the world at each edition. The next WYD is scheduled in Panama for 2019 and, while preparations in Panama are underway, the symbols accompanying this event are traveling across the globe: the Pilgrim Cross and the icon of Mary "Salus Populi Romani" have arrived in the Diaconate "Immaculate Conception" of the archdiocese of Tegucigalpa, in Honduras.
(ANS - Damascus) - While East of the Syrian capital, Damascus, the war continued, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, accompanied by his Secretary, Fr Horacio López, was in the Syrian city committed to bringing, as Successor of Don Bosco, comfort, joy and hope to a population wounded by over 7 years of war.
(ANS – Mumbai) – The Don Bosco High school of Matunga, Mumbai, which recently celebrated its 75° anniversary of educational service to young people was the protagonist of an important communication operation to promote info on Don Bosco and the validity of his educative system throughout India. Several students of the institutete, accompanied by their Principal, participated in the program “The Times of India Newspaper in Education” (TIMES NIE) produced firsthand a special issue of... “The Times of India Student Edition”, entirely dedicated to the presentation of the Salesian education.