Tag: Refugees


“DON BOSCO IS MORE ALIVE THAN EVER!” – Rector Major message about Aleppo

THEY TELL ME THAT IN ALEPPO DON BOSCO IS MORE ALIVE THAN EVER! ALL THE SALESIANS HAVE REMAINED THERE, AND THEY BEAR THE REFLECTION OF THE FATHER WHOM WE LOVE Dear Friends, readers and my dear Salesian Family, I write this first greeting of the New Year to you with Don Bosco in mind, given his feast day is in January, and after having

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Syria – The war has destroyed hearts, but among the young people there is an unshakable faith

(ANS – Aleppo) – The headlines of many newspapers around the world report the plight of the Syrian people. “No one cries for Syria”, “The world does not react to a human disaster greater than that of Rwanda”. “Nobody cares what happens to us Syrians, even when bombs devastate our homes and our children are dying. No one does anything to

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Germany – Refugees in Munich and Nuremberg are helped by the BNP Paribas Foundation and the Salesians

(ANS – Munich) – The words of Pope Francis seem as if they are taken from the Fathers of the Church, but they are ever more relevant and valid in the light of the urgent reality being experienced by refugees, especially young people. Pope Francis has insisted that “accommodation alone is not enough and it is not enough to give a

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Italy – Unaccompanied foreign minors: Salesians heed the Pope’s plea

(ANS – Turin) – “I want to draw attention to the situation of underage migrants, especially those who are on their own, calling on all to take care of young people who are helpless three times over – because they are underage, because they are foreigners and because they are defenceless. For various reasons they are forced to live far from

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