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, Rector Major: “Continue to be educators and evangelizers of young people with faith and hope”

(ANS – Turin) – After the presentations of the General Councilors, the Rector Major took the floor yesterday afternoon, 18 February. For the first time in the Cingregation’s history, the Report was broadcast live via social media, namely on Facebook: a useful communication method to reach many lay people and members of the Salesian Family as…

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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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