SECTIONSNEWS Vatican – The cause of martyrdom of Fr Elia Comini, SDB, proceeds

(ANS – Vatican City) – On Tuesday, 25 February 2020, the historical Consultors of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints expressed a positive opinion on the Positio super martyrio of the Salesian priest Fr Elia Comini (1910-1944): Positio drawn up after, on February 22, 2019, the same Congregation had granted that this Cause, which started super virtutibus, could indeed be…

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RMG – GC28: video on Salesians in the world available online today

(ANS – Rome) – Oratories, schools, Vocational Training Centers, parishes, universities, apostolate programs, social and development projects … All that is most typical of the Salesian charism and mission is summarized in 4 minutes and 33 seconds of video, now online and available to everyone so as to present to the world, a few days from…

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Italy – GC28, “Chapter Inside”: interview with the Rector Major, Fr Á.F. Artime

(ANS – Turin) – The choice of Valdocco as the venue for the GC28, the expectations for this chapter, the role of young people and lay people, the sense of frontier presence… There is all this and more in the video interview to the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, which opens the ANS column “Chapter Inside”, on…

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The Philippines – Volcano Taal or Mindanao earthquake victims helped by many Salesian Family members

(ANS – Manila) – Although at the moment the Taal Volcano in Batangas province (Philippines) is rather low profile and there are no major earthquakes, many people still suffer the life of internally displaced persons (IDP) due to these natural calamities. In Batangas and Canlubang, the Salesians and their lay mission partners are generously assisting with…

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650 technical skills students receive proper nutrition

Cambodia- 650 technical skills students receive proper nutrition at 3 Don Bosco schools thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal donation (MissionNewswire) Students attending technical training programs supported by the Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia had access to proper nutrition in the fourth quarter of 2019 thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the…

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