(ANS - Vatican City) - On 21 February 2017, in the Ordinary Session of Cardinals and Bishops of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, a positive opinion was given on the cause of martyrdom of the Servant of God Fr Titus Zeman SDB.
(ANS - Rome) - "We must discover with joy that true co-responsibility between Salesians and laity is the first and most important way to achieve the common mission that we have received as a gift. It opens us up to a renewed way of living and working together." This was how Fr Rossano Sala concluded his talk to the National Congress organized by the Conference of Salesian Provinces of Italy (CISI), held at the Salesianum in Rome from 16 to 19 February 2017.
(ANS - Escoma) - The Province of Bolivia has long been one of the more active in the world of radio. There was no other choice but to send a message of hope, a gospel message to remote areas through to the airwaves. Transmissions began on 2 February 1992 at Escoma.
RMG - A new image of Don Bosco, "with young people for young people"
(ANS - Rome) – In future, when the Rector Major and his Councillors go to the various regions for the Team Visit, they will carry with them a small statue of Don Bosco. It is in contemporary style and a bit different from traditional images. Mauro Baldassarri, the artist who created the statue, has spoken about his relationship with Don Bosco and about art and education.
Listen to the voice of God in the young
Pope Francis is undoubtedly one of the greatest leaders of our time; it is impossible for a believer to understand the geopolitical and social context while ignoring his interventions. He is a profoundly innovative Pontiff who always surprises us with his teaching impregnated the "freshness" of the Gospel which frightens and shock many people.
Italy - Salesian Mission Day 2017: Don Bosco's dream continues
(ANS - Rome) - The Salesian Mission Day is an event that is celebrated all round the world, although on different dates. It offers an opportunity to reflect on the missionary dimension of the Salesian charism. Next Sunday, 26 February it will be celebrated in Italy, with the traditional name "DOMISAL" (Salesian Mission Sunday). The guiding theme will be "... and they stayed with us," recalling the action of the Salesian missionaries among the indigenous peoples of Latin America.
Mexico - Living on the border: the imperative to be disobedient religiously and politically
(ANS - Ciudad Juárez) - They want to take the border away from us! Yes, I say very clearly, they want to take away the border! It may seem a very strange expression and not very correct, but it is an expression full of meaning. And this is why I repeat: they want to take away the border and we will not allow them to!