Guatemala - "Talita Kumi": Celebrating 25 years of education of the Q'eqchi women

(ANS - San Pedro Carchá) - "Talita Kumi", which in Aramaic means "Little girl, I say to ...

Paraguay - Opening of the Team Visit to the American Southern Cone Region

Ypacaraí, Paraguay - March 2017 - The Team Visit to the American Southern Cone Region began ...

Peru - Rains and Floods: "Give me a hand, Peru"

(ANS - Lima) - The National Information System for Prevention and Attention to Disasters ...

El Salvador - "A way of life in the midst of a history of violence": Don Bosco University

(ANS - Soyapango) - The Don Bosco University (UDB) of El Salvador is located in Soyapango, San ...

Chile - The Rector of the Don Bosco University in El Salvador inaugurates the academic year at the ...

(ANS - Santiago) - On 21 March there was the opening ceremony of the academic year at the ...

RMG – World Down Syndrome Day: a change in approach is needed

(ANS - Rome) – Even small gestures can bring changes in the way we consider those who ...

Ethiopia - Don Bosco Centre of Mekanissa mourns the death of seven of its pupils

(ANS - Addis Ababa) - Among the 115 confirmed victims of the rubbish landslide that occurred ...

(ANS - Rome) – Even small gestures can bring changes in the way we consider those who are different from ourselves. Yesterday, 21 March, was   International Down Syndrome Day. In Cartagena in Spain, the students of "San Juan Bosco" primary school, were invited to do drawings to express how they see their companions with this syndrome. The intention was to break stereotypes and discover the positive contributions that people with Down syndrome can make.

Freetown, Sierra Leone - 2016 - These are the faces of children left without parents, whom the Salesians look after and educate for life. They are "faces that speak of the future."
(Photo: Alberto Lopez, the Salesian Mission Office in Madrid)

(ANS – New Delhi) – The “All India Catholic Union” (AICU), the largest lay Catholic organization in India, is calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use his influence and that of his government to negotiate with the countries of the Middle East free Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, kidnapped in Yemen on March 4, 2016. Meanwhile, in Kochi, also sixty tiny tots from Kochi, dressed as Infant Jesus, have written to prime minister Narendra Modi and sought his intervention for the early release of Father Tom.

(ANS - Manaus) - Solidarity is one of the most important and essential values ​​for all human beings. Zygmunt Bauman observed in his famous book "Liquid Love" that our culture no longer considers commitment as a value. But the truth is that "we came to this world as brothers. And we walk, joining his hands and facing each other." This is the kind of solidarity the Manaus Salesian Youth Ministry has implemented for the benefit of hundreds of children, adolescents and young people.

Kenitra - Morocco – 23 December 2016 - The children of the Don Bosco Salesian school celebrated Christmas with song and dance in the presence of relatives and friends.

Chile - Camp "PampaBosco"

Antofagasta, Chile – 26 December 2016 - Children and young people from the Salesian Houses in Calama, Antofagasta, Iquique and Alto Hospicio participated in the Camp "Pampa Bosco" of the north of Chile from 26 to 29 December. The purpose of this meeting was to deepen the Salesian Youth Spirituality through the slogan of the Rector Major of the Salesians: "We are Family"

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INTERVIEWS

  • RMG - Fr Pallithanam: on the streets or in the office, always close to the poor

    (ANS - Rome) – Fr Thomas Pallithanam is an active missionary in a small Salesian community in Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh. He is also the coordinator of one of the most important organizations of Indian civil society, "Wada Na Todo Abhiyan". The two cornerstones of his work are a global vision and local initiatives. He now speaks about his work in an interview with ANS.  

EDITORIAL

  • A rich man who helped Lazarus

    In his letter for Lent this year, Pope Francis invites us to be generous with the needy, stressing that this generosity should lead us not to give what is left over but to give of our very own. In this regard, the example set by Chuck Feeney, an 85-year-old man who donated all his possessions to charity, well represents the phrase: "He did not give the crumbs. He gave the whole bread."

EVENTS

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • RMG – World Down Syndrome Day: a change in approach is needed

    (ANS - Rome) – Even small gestures can bring changes in the way we consider those who are different from ourselves. Yesterday, 21 March, was   International Down Syndrome Day. In Cartagena in Spain, the students of "San Juan Bosco" primary school, were invited to do drawings to express how they see their companions with this syndrome. The intention was to break stereotypes and discover the positive contributions that people with Down syndrome can make.

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

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