(ANS - Kampala) - Kampala, with the obvious contradictions of the capitals of developing countries; and Palabek, in the refugee center that houses the last of the last – here, too, in these two problematic realities the message of Easter shall resound: a message of hope that the Salesians, present in both places, try to testify every day of the year.
(ANS - Iauaretê) - The Indigenous Salesian Mission of Iauaretê is immersed in the forest of the Brazilian Amazon, almost on the border with Colombia and about 1,200 km from its provincial headquarters, Manaus. It has welcomed and continues to welcome many missionaries. Today the director is the Salesian missionary, Fr Roberto Cappelletti, who spends himself on removing the population from alcohol and drugs and offering a future of hope to local children and young people.
(ANS – Phnom Penh) – More than 3,700 beneficiaries involved in programming supported by the “Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia” have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable.
(ANS - Vatican City) - The Holy Father has appointed Sr. Alessandra Smerilli, Councilor of the Vatican City State, of the Daughter of Mary Help of Christians (FMA), as Professor of Political Economy at the Pontifical Faculty of Educational Sciences Auxilium. It was yesterday's press release of the Holy See, Wednesday 17 April, to make public a decision of Pope Francis dated 5 March.
(ANS – Bootle) – Imagine “Savio Salesian College” students talking about the weird case of St. Peter, considering the motivation of merciful Mother Teresa or discovering that Don Bosco’s dream is still happening. It’s been a long time since the Bosco Group started weekly reflection as a part of the “Faith in Action” curriculum.
(ANS – Ho Chi Minh City) – Four years after the opening of the Majcen Center - Bistro, Restaurant and Vocation Training Center in Ho Chi Minh City, last Sunday was a great opening of the humble outreach of “Don Bosco Bakery – Café”, (32 Truc Duong, Thao Dien , Q2) located in one of the central districts of HCM City (Saigon), just near the British International School, where many expatriates live.