Ecuador – Salesian missionaries among the Shuar

30 April 2020

Quito, Ecuador - 1895 – From their very arrival in Ecuador, the Salesians have dedicated themselves to work in the indigenous communities of the Shuar, the "fearsome head reducers". In 1963, there were 11 Salesian houses in the middle of the jungle, with several parishes and a group of Salesians delegated to work among the local natives.


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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