(ANS - Rome) – A meeting of the European Delegates for Social Communication started yesterday 12 May. About 20 delegates attended as well as Daughters of Mary Help of Christians and members of other Departments. The opening was celebrated by Fr Filiberto González, Councillor General for Social Communication. This was followed by the first sharing of good practices in each province.
(ANS - Juba) - "Rapes, murders, systematic destruction: the situation of Human Rights in South Sudan sinks into a devastating war, that can be called 'the most terrible' in the world," according to Herve Ladsous, Head of Peacekeeping Operations of the United Nations. He also warned that "the scenario in the African country continues to be very worrying and very fragile. The situation of human rights is among 'the worst in the world', with widespread use of rape". The Salesian presence in South Sudan is extremely significant for their presence among the people.
(ANS - Callao) - The Association of Damas Salesianas is a civil, non-profit, humanitarian and evangelization organization, of Catholic women who direct their efforts to serving the poor, especially women and children. They are part of the Salesian Family and are present in 23 countries. The founder was Fr Miguel González, a Venezuelan Salesian who in May 1968 started this organization, which has been spreading rapidly around the world. In the Callao district of Puerto Chalaco, the Damas Salesianas are working to meet one of the priorities of the group, namely education.
(ANS - Rome) - Students of mechanics, electricians, graphics, cookery, and security took place in the tenth "Masterpieces of the National Association of Professional Sectors Competition". This is an initiative promoted and organized by the CNOS-FAP (National Centre for Salesian Works - Training and Professional Upgrading) in progress these days in various Salesian locations throughout Italy.
(ANS - Rome) - "Remember that we have to work for young people and the service of man, so that justice may triumph in all areas". So said Bro. Jean Paul Muller, Economer General of the Salesian Congregation, to the Provincial Economers of 24 provinces of the Salesian world. A meeting to update and inform Salesians recently appointed as Provincial Economers has just ended.