INTERVIEWS

(ANS - Split) - What was a Salesian priest doing at the "Ultra Europe Music Festival" (Split - July 13-19), a sort of Woodstock of the 21st century? Answering the question is Fr Damir Stojič himself, a Salesian born in Toronto, but belonging to the Province of Croatia.

(ANS - Chubut) - Fr Brigildo de Deus, affectionately named don "Dydu" by the local children, decided to be a missionary following the testimony of some Salesian priests. One of them was assassinated and the question arose in Brigildo: "If they have given their lives, why can I not give my life to the service of those who need me?"

(ANS - Passau) – Mons. Stefan Oster, SDB, Bishop of Passau, Germany, is currently President of the Youth Commission of the German Bishops' Conference. In an interview he talked about the 2018 Synod of Bishops focusing on young people, his expectations of how young people can find faith ... and revealed the secret to staying young.

(ANS - Ulaanbaatar) - When Mongolia became a democratic country in the early 1990s, the government requested diplomatic relations with the Holy See and the sending of Catholic missionaries. The first missionaries came in 1992 and included the current Apostolic Prefect of Ulaanbaatar, Msgr. Wenceslao Padilla, CICM, with the first Salesians arriving in 2001. Now that the Catholic Church celebrates its 25th anniversary in Mongolia, Fr Václav Klement, Councilor of the Salesian Region of East Asia-Oceania, recalls what has been done so far and looks at the future of the mission in the country.

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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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