(ANS - Rome) - Which are the largest Salesian universities on a global level? And the novitiates with the greatest number of novices? And how many are the formation houses of the Congregation? To answer these and numerous other questions and curiosities about the Salesian world, and of the Church, today a new section of the Salesian Agency iNfo begins: "Good to Know."
(ANS - Santa Cruz de la Sierra) – Every year, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the most populous city in Bolivia, attracts many people who leave the hard life of the rural highlands in search of a new life. Throughout the Santa Cruz region, various Salesian centers have flourished, where the spiritual Sons of Don Bosco and many people of good will accompany and provide support to children and young people in difficulty.
(ANS – New Delhi) – The Don Bosco High School Matunga has been ranked 1st amongst India's Top 5 Green schools in India in the Education World Grand Jury Awards 2018. At the same survey, the school ranked India's #9, Maharashtra #5 and Mumbai's #4 Boys Day School in the Education World India School Rankings 2018-19. Educator and School Coordinator Mr. C. Rai represented the school at the awards ceremony on 28-29 September 2018 at the Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences, Gurgaon, New Delhi.
(ANS - Palabek) - A refugee camp is one of the few places in the world where almost every day looks the same, since there is not much to do. In Palabek, Uganda, 45 km from the South Sudan border, over 32,000 people, all from South Sudan, and almost 90% women and children, want peace for the country they were forced to run away from. Hope, in the form of education, is the best therapy for those who dream of a better future.
(ANS - Bratislava) - On Sunday 30 September, in the Church of Mary Help of Christians at the Salesian Provincial House in Bratislava, a diptych depicting St John Bosco and Salesian Blessed Fr Titus Zeman was inaugurated. The two new images were unveiled on the first anniversary of the beatification of Fr Zeman, and are accompanied by two distinguished relics.
(ANS - Paris) – There are currently 55 institutes in the Salesian "Don Bosco network" in France, 6 in South Belgium, one in Morocco and one in Tunisia. Then there are other institutions or networks associated or invited, and some institutions have recently joined the Don Bosco network or have applied to enter it.