Peru - Installation of the new Provincial of Peru, Fr Manuel Cayo

Lima, Peru - February 2017 - On 26 February, in the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians, Fr Timothy ...

Sierra Leone - Transformation begins at Don Bosco Fambul

(ANS - Freetown) - The problem of street children, even after many years of efforts, continues ...

Vatican - Fr Zeman declared martyr, Mons. Ortiz Arrieta declared Venerable

(ANS - Vatican City) - Today, 27 February, in an audience granted to Cardinal Angelo Amato ...

RMG - The Team Visits begin, starting with South Asia

(ANS - Rome) - The Team Visit is an instrument of animation by the Rector Major and the General ...

Vietnam – “Young People, discover the dream of God for each one of you!”

(ANS – Tahi Binh) – The two days of Thai Binh diocesan Youth Day in Thai Binh ...

Tanzania - "When Orphans meet a father": the story of Leah

(ANS - Mafinga) - Tanzania is considered the most beautiful place in the wild world. The ...

Italy - World Council of the Association of Salesian Cooperators

Rome, Italy - February 2017 - The World Council of the Salesian Cooperators (ASSCC) met from 22 to ...

NEWS

(ANS – Cisternino) – From February 5th to 12th the towns of Locorotondo (Bari) and Cisternino (Brindisi) lived a week of celebrations with great attendance of people on the occasion of the declaration on behalf of Pope Francis of the Venerability of Fr. Francesco Convertini, a Salesian missionary in India (1898-1976).

(ANS – Rukago) – “Sexual violence, the stigma of HIV and high maternal mortality block the development of women in Burundi, the small great forsaken country of Central Africa”. The title of a reportage published on the daily “El País” – “Daughters of the Cursed Great Lakes” – represents well the crude reality of the women of that land, victims of abuses, violence and habitual violations. In front of all this, the Spanish Salesian NGO “Solidaridad Don Bosco” (Don Bosco Solidarity) remains firm in its work in favour of women.

(ANS – Ho Chi Min City) – Vietnam-Mongolia Province Extraordinary Visitation was opened on February 3rd in the provincial house, Ho Chi Min City with a Provincial Council meeting. With 306 confreres the VIE province is the most numerous in the EAO region, with two canonical communities in Mongolia and 19 canonical communities in Vietnam.

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INTERVIEWS

  • 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.

EDITORIAL

  • 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. 

EVENTS

  • 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.

SPECIAL REPORTS

MESSAGES OF THE RECTOR MAJOR

  • FAMILIES NEVER GO OUT OF STYLE

    My dear friends, readers, friends of Don Bosco and his works throughout the world, and my dear Salesian Family: I greet you with all cordiality, wishing you the best in 2017, the new year that the Lord have given us as a gift.

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