(ANS - Aden) - Two weeks after the massacre perpetrated by a terrorist commando in the nursing home of the Missionaries of Charity in Aden - which killed four sisters along with 12 others - there is still no definite news of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Salesian priest who disappeared, allegedly abducted by the assailants. However, new details are emerging on the internet about the events of 4 March.
(ANS - Cusco) - Cusco, in the south-eastern region of Peru, is one of the main tourist attractions in the world, thanks to its history, its architecture and the fact that it houses one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. Among its inhabitants, about 1.3 million people, 400 thousand are children and adolescents under 15 years. The Salesians in the city are very active through schools, missions, shelters, a nursing home and oratories, The Salesian Oratory is one of the most important places in Cusco.
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!