(ANS – New Rochelle) – On Sunday, January 14, 2018, Pope Francis celebrated the Sunday morning Mass in St. Peter’s to mark the church’s 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees. From the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis has demonstrated a special predilection for migrants and refugees. “Migrants and refugees don't represent just a problem to be solved, but are brothers and sisters to be welcomed, respected and loved” he has said.
(ANS - Madrid) – This new year Europe faces the same challenge of recent years: the refugee crisis. An unresolved problem that represents the tip of the iceberg of demographic movements. In the end, the challenge of welcoming and integrating migrants continues today. It is a challenge that cannot be foreign to the Church. In fact, for 104 years, it has promoted the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, which was celebrated yesterday, Sunday, 14 January, under the motto: "Welcoming, Protecting, Promoting and Integrating Migrants and Refugees."
(ANS - Nice) - The difficulty of some young people leaving their neighborhood is a real obstacle to their social and professional integration. It has an impact on their ability to take part in local appointments and their opening up to the world of relationships.
(ANS - Manila) – Faced with today's reality, modernity, Salesians all over the world try to be present among the young people in the "digital courtyard". But how to be present in an ambivalent place, where pornography and the Gospel both find space? Thus, the summary of the reflection Fr Armand Robleza, from the Province of the Philippines North (FIN), shared in Manila during a meeting with his Salesian coadjutor brothers.