Ecuador – Achuar youth reflect on Strenna 2020: "Good Christians, Upright Citizens"

(ANS - Wichimi) - In the Ecuadorian Amazon, the evangelization of the Achuar people began in 1971, ...

Italy - Pope Francis at Ash Wednesday Mass: "Let's not incinerate the dream of God"

Rome, Italy - February 26, 2020 - On February 26, Pope Francis opened Lent with the penitential ...

Italy – GC28: rediscovering the "Gospel of Don Bosco"

(ANS - Turin) - "If Muhammad does not go to the mountain, the mountain goes to Muhammad." The ...

Vatican – The cause of martyrdom of Fr Elia Comini, SDB, proceeds

(ANS - Vatican City) - On Tuesday, 25 February 2020, the historical Consultors of the Congregation ...

Italy – 2nd International Trade Fair between Salesian Agricultural Schools in the world

(ANS - Lombriasco) - After the positive response of the first edition of Expo "AgriCultura" ...

Italy - Missionary Animation: 5th meeting of 2019/2020 “Starters” Course

Turin, Italy - February 2020 - On February 15 and 16, the fifth meeting dedicated to the 2019/2020 ...

Eritrea – A little water to benefit a large, great mission

(ANS - Decamerè) - In one of the world's poorest countries, Eritrea, the spiritual children ...

NEWS

(ANS - Turin) - Don Bosco is certainly happy and rejoices at hearing the expressions uttered on the official opening morning of General Chapter 28.

(ANS - Turin) - The official opening of General Chapter 28 took place on the morning of 22 February in Turin – Valdocco, after a week of work, almost a preparation and even a foretaste of what the life and experience of a chapter assembly that widens its gaze to the 132 Nations represented by the 242 Salesians present is.

(ANS - Madrid) - "BoscoSocial" is a Salesian organization which groups together the work of three entities of social platforms spread in various autonomous Spanish communities: "Boscos" in the Basque Country, Navarra, La Rioja and Cantabria; "JuanSoñador" in Galicia, Asturias and Castile and León; and "Pinardi Federation" in Madrid and Castilla-La Mancha. Among the various programs supported by "BoscoSocial", those aimed at migrants stand out, both in terms of training for better access to the labor market and in terms of social support, with the creation of relationship groups between migrants to encourage integration into their new country.

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INTERVIEWS

EDITORIAL

  • 2020: "Young people on the front line"

    Which young people should be the protagonists of history?

    Young agnostics? Yes.

    Young people who have a lukewarm faith? Yes.

    Young people who have estranged themselves from the Church? Yes.

    Every young person has something to say to others, to adults, to priests, to nuns, to bishops and to the Pope.

EVENTS

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • RMG – Pope Francis' invitation for Lent 2020: "Let yourself be reconciled with God"

    (ANS - Rome) - It is said that a woman once started asking people: "What is the most important thing in life for you?" The answers she obtained were predictable: health, love, money ... But when she asked the question to an elderly man, the answer was so simple and spontaneous that it did not require any comment: "To forgive." For this Lent, Pope Francis invites us not only to "forgive", but to allow ourselves to be reconciled with God. Even more, he invites us to "draw close to confessing our sins, to firmly believe in His mercy that frees us from our guilt."

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

  • THE POWER OF LOVE

    We are approaching the time of Lent which will prepare us for the Passover of the Lord.  At this Season, the Church proposes to us prayer, fasting, and charity help us along our path to Easter. With this my greeting I am proposing to you a reflection that has a great deal to do with an excellent way to prepare for Easter: The way to live more and better at all times by LOVING – but truly loving, as they say colloquially, “until it hurts.”

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