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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education, Child Rights Programs

By at December 10, 2015 | 8:20 am

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education, Child Rights Programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring Human Rights Day. Celebrated each year on December 10, Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Fifty years ago, in the aftermath of World War II, the United Nations more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Girls Education and Empowerment Programs for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

By at December 8, 2015 | 9:26 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Girls Education and Empowerment Programs for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in honoring the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which began on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25) and will conclude on International Human Rights Day (December 10). This year’s theme “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make more...

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GLOBAL: Pope Francis Recalls His Positive Educational Experiences in Salesian Schools

By at November 18, 2015 | 1:48 pm

GLOBAL: Pope Francis Recalls His Positive Educational Experiences in Salesian Schools

(MissionNewswire) Pope Francis, along with millions of youth around the globe, have been educated by missionaries in Salesian schools. The Pope has nurtured close ties to Salesian missionaries and priests throughout his life. He was baptized by a Salesian priest, educated in a Salesian school and encouraged in his vocation by the same Salesian priest who introduced his more...

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2014 ANNUAL REPORT: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs for Poor Youth and Responses to Emergencies around the Globe

By at November 9, 2015 | 4:42 pm

2014 ANNUAL REPORT: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs for Poor Youth and Responses to Emergencies around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, recently published its 2014 Annual Report highlighting educational programs and social development services provided by more than 30,000 priests, brothers, sisters and novices in more than 130 countries around the globe. Through more than its 150-year history, Salesian missionaries more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Launches Annual Food Distribution Appeal to Feed Malnourished Children

By at November 9, 2015 | 4:28 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Launches Annual Food Distribution Appeal to Feed Malnourished Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesian of Don Bosco, announces the launch of its Annual Food Distribution Appeal to raise funds to ship food aid to malnourished children and families in some of the poorest places on the planet. Through this special appeal, every $1 that is raised can deliver $20 worth of food. This is made more...

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UNITED STATES: Salesian Missionaries Reflect on Pope Francis’ Message of Providing Hope and Opportunity to Those in Poverty

By at October 7, 2015 | 6:53 pm

UNITED STATES: Salesian Missionaries Reflect on Pope Francis’ Message of Providing Hope and Opportunity to Those in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) During his speech to Congress as part of a visit to the United State in September, Pope Francis said, “I would encourage you to keep in mind all those people around us who are trapped in a cycle of poverty. They too need to be given hope. The fight against poverty and hunger must be fought constantly and on many fronts, especially in its more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Humanitarian Efforts on World Humanitarian Day

By at August 24, 2015 | 10:14 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Humanitarian Efforts on World Humanitarian Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Humanitarian Day. Celebrated each year on August 19, the day was established by the United Nations to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others and was designated to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the more...

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GLOBAL: Thousands of Salesian Missionaries and Youth around the Globe Celebrate Bicentennial of St. John (Don) Bosco’s Birth

By at August 18, 2015 | 12:28 pm

GLOBAL: Thousands of Salesian Missionaries and Youth around the Globe Celebrate Bicentennial of St. John (Don) Bosco’s Birth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries along with young people, families and other Don Bosco supporters came together in countries around the globe to celebrate the bicentennial of St. John (Don) Bosco’s birth on August 16. Salesian parishes and programs held week-long celebrations including parades, parties, community events and Masses to honor the life and legacy of more...

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Highlights Programs Providing Child Rights Training, Education and Workforce Development Opportunities

By at August 13, 2015 | 3:49 am

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Highlights Programs Providing Child Rights Training, Education and Workforce Development Opportunities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on August 12, the day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2015, is “Youth Civic Engagement” and more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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