Europe

SPAIN: Director of Salesian films and Salesian past pupil win Goya Awards in Spain

By at February 7, 2019 | 10:13 am

SPAIN: Director of Salesian films and Salesian past pupil win Goya Awards in Spain

(MissionNewswire) An event celebrating the 33rd Goya Awards, Spain's foremost annual national film awards, was held in Seville on Saturday, Feb. 2. "Campeones" and "El Reino" were the evening's two triumphant films but director, Raúl de la Fuente, and actor, Jesús Vidal, both with Salesian connections, won awards as well. Director, Raúl de la Fuente, and producer, more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Seven Salesian vocational training centers receive Siemens training certification

By at February 1, 2019 | 1:41 pm

SPAIN: Seven Salesian vocational training centers receive Siemens training certification

(MissionNewswire) Professors from Salesian vocational training centers in Spain took part in a training course on CNC SINUMERIK, a Siemens automation system for machine tools. The training, which took place from Jan. 8-11, was organized by Don Bosco Tech and Siemens and was held at the Salesian Center of Atocha in Madrid, Spain. As a result of the training, seven more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

By at January 19, 2019 | 1:55 pm

ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

(MissionNewswire) The E.T. Social Cooperative, also known as Educators in the Territory or Neighborhood Educators, is affiliated with the Salesians of Social Welfare (SCS/CNOS Federation) and recently opened Casa di Giò youth home on Jan. 9. Casa di Giò is located in Turin, Italy and is the first residential group apartment operated by the E.T Social Cooperative. The more...

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SPAIN: Salesian Garelli House provides a home and education for older youth who came to Spain as unaccompanied minors

By at January 16, 2019 | 1:30 pm

SPAIN: Salesian Garelli House provides a home and education for older youth who came to Spain as unaccompanied minors

(MissionNewswire) Said and Moha are young migrants who arrived in Spain on boats while they were still minors. They were taken in at a reception center in Hortaleza, a district in Madrid, that was set up by the Spanish government to address the initial needs of unaccompanied minors. Now that they are both 20 years old, Said and Moha are continuing their studies and more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

MALTA: Salesians of Malta join with 46 other organizations urging European governments to take action in support of stranded migrants

By at January 10, 2019 | 10:43 am

MALTA: Salesians of Malta join with 46 other organizations urging European governments to take action in support of stranded migrants

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Malta are among 46 groups and non-governmental organizations urging governments in Europe to take action in support of migrants who are stranded on two boats between Malta and Sicily, Italy. Since the week before Christmas, 49 migrants have been stranded on two rescue ships owned by non-governmental organizations operating in more...

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SPAIN: The Salesian Martí-Codolar residence provides emergency shelter for newly arriving refugees in Barcelona

By at January 6, 2019 | 10:09 am

SPAIN: The Salesian Martí-Codolar residence provides emergency shelter for newly arriving refugees in Barcelona

(MissionNewswire) In response to the migration and refugee crisis that has hit the European Union over the last several years, Salesian missionaries are creating new spaces and providing services to welcome refugees. The new spaces provide a place for refugees to live while new services have been created specifically to help refugees integrate into their new more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:23 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

(MissionNewswire) IME Communication, a new startup in Naples sponsored by the Salesian General Administration in Italy, is giving 11 youth the chance to gain technical and employment skills in video production. The first test of their skills has been the production of the 2019 Salesian Strenna video presentation. The theme of this year's Salesian Strenna is, “Holiness more...

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ROMANIA: Salesian Center Don Bosco launches project to provide needed furniture for youth center and boarding homes

By at December 30, 2018 | 12:25 pm

ROMANIA: Salesian Center Don Bosco launches project to provide needed furniture for youth center and boarding homes

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Center Don Bosco, located in the city of Constanța on the shores of the Black Sea in southeastern Romania, is committed to providing social services for children and offering assistance to those in need. Directed by Salesian Father Sergio Bergamin, the center facilitates educational and recreational activities as well as offers supportive more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Romania

ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

By at December 19, 2018 | 6:31 pm

ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the San Paolo Oratory located in Turin, Italy. The oratory was launched on Dec. 8, 1918 in an impoverished Turin just after World War I. It was a place that welcomed and educated children and older youth in need and its courtyard served as a gathering place for families who were employed in more...

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SPAIN: Salesian Missions Madrid receives “Youth Justice without Borders” international award from the International Observatory on Juvenile Justice

By at December 16, 2018 | 10:15 am

SPAIN: Salesian Missions Madrid receives “Youth Justice without Borders” international award from the International Observatory on Juvenile Justice

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions Madrid has received the “Youth Justice without Borders” award from the International Observatory on Juvenile Justice. The international award highlights organizations that focus on human rights. Salesian Missions Madrid was chosen for its assistance to children living in situations of exclusion, poverty, violence and abuse. Fellow more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain