The Salesian Centre in Ibadan, Nigeria, has received equipment to help equip youths with digital skills in an initiative that seeks to address youth unemployment described as “digital skills for employment”.
Bishop Martín Lasarte Topolansky of Angola’s Lwena Diocese has cautioned Seminarians in his Episcopal See against “excessive use of social media.”
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Rwanda have partnered with an Italian Foundation to facilitate the expansion of their school in Kimihurura in the Catholic Archdiocese of Kigali in view of providing quality education to “more children”.
Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are reaching out to members of “displaced families” with shelter and nutrition amid violence in the country’s North Kivu Province that is covered by the Catholic Diocese of Goma.
Baptisms at Don Bosco Parish of Malawi’s Archdiocese of Lilongwe are held every second month. Fr. Joseph Czerwinski, the Priest in Charge of the Parish has said that the ceremony cannot be held on an annual basis because then, the number of those being baptized would be too large to handle.
Malawi’s Atumiki Achifundo, a lay movement working with the poor people across Catholic Parishes in the Southern African country offers invaluable lessons to Dioceses and Parishes that are looking to sustain themselves.
“When two elephants fight, the grass suffers”, an African proverb says. In the case of Sudan, the two elephants are the two army Generals, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan (head of the Sudanese Armed Forces, SAF), and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (head of the paramilitary force, the Rapid Support Forces, RSF).
On the occasion of the annual World Day against Trafficking in Persons marked July 30, members of the U.S—based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, have highlighted initiatives helping to prevent trafficking and support to victims across the globe, including Africa.
Young women enrolled at the Salesian Institute Youth Projects’ Waves of Change program in South Africa’s Cape Town Catholic Archdiocese are receiving additional skills that are contributing to their empowerment.
Mons. Martín Lasarte Topolansky has described his Episcopal appointment for Lwena Diocese in Angola that was made public on July 1 as a humbling experience.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Martín Lasarte Topolansky, a native of Uruguay and member of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) as the new Bishop for Lwena Diocese in Angola.
The Marian Congress that members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the East Africa Province (AFP) are organizing is to culminate in having their Nairobi-based shrine “the heart of Marian devotion in East Africa," the Salesian Communication Delegate for the four-day has said.
On the occasion of the annual World Refugee Day (WRD) marked on June 20 since 2001, the leadership of the U.S-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has highlighted initiatives aimed at supporting refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across the globe, including Africa.
It is becoming more and more difficult to make ends meet in Sudan amid ongoing violence and lack of basic needs, including food, water, and electricity, a Catholic Missionary Priest in the country’s capital city, Khartoum, has said.
A Catholic Missionary Priest ministering in violence-stricken Khartoum has lamented restricted movement in the Sudanese capital city, and difficulty in establishing communication with others amid continued violence in the Northeastern African nation since April 15.
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, a native of China and member of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Libya.
The leadership of St. Joseph Vocational Training Centre (VCT) situated in Khartoum, Sudan’s embattled capital city, is mulling over a plan to move the institution to a safer place following a bombing that destroyed part of the facility under the auspices of Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB).
Learners at Don Bosco Gatenga in Rwanda’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kigali are taking part in a clean-up exercise that is part of their initiative to realize Pope Francis’ 2015 Encyclical Letter “on care for our common home”, Laudato Si’.
Dozens of “jobless youth” in the West African nations of Ghana and Nigeria are set to benefit from the first transcontinental Eco-program in Africa that members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are spearheading.
Street children in Ghana and South Sudan are being given “hope for a better life” in rehabilitation initiatives that Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), facilitates.