León, Spain - March 2017 - The Second Meeting of the Youth Centres of the St James the Greater Province took place on 25 and 26 March. The theme was "We are home, we are playground, we are school and we are Church". Four federations, 28 youth centres and nearly a hundred young people attended
Genzano, Italy - March 2017 - From 17 to 19 March, at the Salesian Institute of San Luigi Versiglia in Genzano di Roma, a retreat was held for young people of the Salesian Youth Movement of the Lazio-Umbria region on the theme "Teacher where do you live?". Sr. Rosanna Costantini, FMA, accompanied the young people during the three days.
New Delhi, India - March 2017 - On 19 March, Bishop Ignatius D'Souza of Bareilly presided over the ceremony of laying the first stone of the new Salesian Pastoral Centre "Sumedha Counseling Center" in Jeolikote, in the presence of the Bishop Emeritus, Antony Fernandes, Fr. Jose Mathew Koorappallil, Salesian Provincial of New Delhi (INN), and other eminent priests and religious, including Fr Jose Parappully, SDB, director of "Sumedha Center".
Vatican, Vatican City - 29 March 2017 - At the General Audience of 29 March, Archbishop Juan José Omella Omella of Barcelona, with Fr Francesc Riu, SDB, and a group of spouses presented Pope Francis with a copy of "Exhortación del papa Francisco - La alegría del amor". This is the apostolic exhortation "Amoris Laetitia" with comments and proposals for spouses, family associations, pastoral leaders and engaged couples. Edited by Fr Riu and published by Edebé.