(ANS - Catania) - "It is possible to sell books in different versions and formats, but the problem of the (current) crisis is in the drop in the number of readers," said Fr Giuseppe Costa, a Salesian, professor and publishing expert, for ten years the director of the Libreria Editrice Vaticana, the Vatican publishing company, who discusses the current state of the book market in the Catholic world, amid challenges and new proposals.

(ANS - Rome) - On January 9, Pope Francis received members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, which also includes the Economer General of the Salesian Congregation, Salesian brother Jean Paul Muller. We met with him to ask about his experience in the Diplomatic Corps and what it means to him, as a Salesian, to be part of it.

(ANS - Baku) – A few hundreds of Catholics, out of 10 million inhabitants: this is all the "small flock" the Salesians in Azerbaijan serve. Yet it is not numbers that determine the quality of a life spent in service to God and neighbour. Fr Vladimir Baxa gives us a testimony.

(ANS – Ulaanbataar) – Cl. Felix Almeida is a young Salesian in Formation originally from India, in the Salesian Mumbai Province. At just 25 years of age, he has already gone missionary ad gentes for one of the Salesian missionary frontiers: Mongolia, a destination he discovered on 29 September in Turin, when he participated in the 150th Salesian Missionary Expedition.

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ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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