(ANS - Angers) - The national competition celebrating agricultural culture is a video competition organized by the French cooperative bank "Crédit Mutuel". Every year, the jury establishes a theme and rewards the best videos at the national and departmental level. This year the theme was "Agriculture of the future", and the Salesian agricultural school "Bac Pro Paysage" in Pouillé, near Angers, won the 1st national prize.

(ANS - Iauaretê) - Loss of traditional indigenous values, alcoholism, degradation. The damage of colonialism, amplified by globalization, continues to seriously endanger thousands of ethnicities in South America. This is the context in which many children grow up in Iauaretê, in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, a remote district inhabited by 35 communities of 16 different ethnic groups, where alcohol smuggling and drug trafficking worsen a social scenario that is already strongly compromised.

(ANS - Rome) - In the thought of the "Salesian Good Night" offered to the community of the Central Salesian See, yesterday, 28 March 2018, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, presented the decisions taken with the General Council regarding General Chapter 28 (CG28).

(ANS - Rome) - As part of the work of the Plenary Intermediate Council, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consensus of the General Council, appointed Fr Ángel Asurmendi Martínez as Provincial of the "Spain-Mary Help of Christians" (SMX) Province yesterday, March 28, for the six-year 2018-2024 period.

(ANS - Salta) - When the afternoon is about to end, after the noise of the backpacks being dragged has stopped resounding on the sidewalks and the parish has said farewell to the faithful of the 7.30 pm Mass, a few blocks from the center of Salta, in calle Caseros 1250, the lab students begin to arrive. They come from different neighborhoods, most poor and some have not finished school, but they are there because they want to do something with their young lives.

(ANS - Rome) - As part of the work of the Intermediate Plenary Council, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consensus of the General Council, appointed Fr Alejandro José León Mendoza as Provincial of the "Jesus Adolescent" Province of the Middle East (MOR) for the six-year term, 2018-2024.


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