(ANS – New Rochelle) - “I’m a ’90s baby. In my time, if you wanted to have a secret or share a thought about someone without being judged, you had a secret diary or something similar to vent it out. After writing everything down, you could stick it under your mattress, and those thoughts remained there. Now we have Twitter – not so private, but definitely a place where people of all ages share their opinions. Twitter became the focal point for cyberbullying. Anyone with a thought and an account could attack you for anything. Freedom of speech, right?
I’m not worried about Twitter anymore so much as its rival in Instagram.”
(ANS - Shillong) - After arriving in Thanjavur, in Tamil Nadu, in the country's South-East, in 1906 the Salesians began a second phase of diffusion in India in the regions of the North-East, starting from 1922. In that year in fact, a pioneering group of Salesians reached the State of Assam, eventually reaching Shillong. Mgr. Louis Mathias guided the group.
(ANS - Rome) - The Holy Father announced the theme of the 53rd World Social Communications Day 2019: "'We are members of one another' (Eph 4:25). From community to communities." The Holy Father thus returns on a theme which he has often referred to, and which on the one hand is defined as wealth and "gift of God", but which on the other can become "a place of alienation"
(ANS - San Paolo) - From October 3 to 28, the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will be held at the Vatican. Representatives of the Catholic Church from all over the world will gather to discuss the theme: "Young people, faith and vocational discernment". The novelty of this Synod is that it was prepared not only for young people, but also with young people, who contributed through a pre-Synodal meeting, and saw the participation of thousands of young people through social networks, and an online questionnaire to which more than 100 thousand young people took part.