(ANS - Accra) - Accra, the capital of Ghana, located on the Gulf of Guinea, is a metropolis of 5 million inhabitants. In its metropolitan area, at Ashaiman, the Salesians animate two houses. The presence of the spiritual Sons of Don Bosco in the country then develops through two other communities, namely in the locality of Sunyani, about 400 km north-west of the capital. In both cities, as well as in the new center of Tatale, the Salesians work at the service of children and young people, especially the most in need.
(ANS – Dili) – Since 1984 the Cristal Foundation, officially registered in 1987 and again in 2001, has transformed the life of thousands of Timorese citizens. Started by ten Alumni of Don Bosco in Baucau, with the help of Salesians, it now offers education to 8000 students in East Timor.
(ANS - Hanoi) - In recent years, many Salesian missionaries have come to Europe from Vietnam. Today there are about 330 Salesians of Don Bosco in the "St. John Bosco" Province, which counts 33 communities in Vietnam and two in Mongolia. Their work takes on many shapes and sizes, but all of them are at the side of young people.
(ANS - Vatican City) - The Press Conference to present the Apostolic Exhortation of Holy Father Francis “Gaudete et Exsultate, on the call to holiness in today's world” was held at the Press Office of the Holy See at 9:15 today. "My modest goal is to repropose the call to holiness in a practical way for our own time, with all its risks, challenges and opportunities," wrote the Pontiff in the introduction of the text.