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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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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions Programs Provide Access to Safe Water in Poor Communities around the Globe

By at March 20, 2015 | 10:20 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions Programs Provide Access to Safe Water in Poor Communities around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Every year since 1993, the international community celebrates World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The day also serves as a reminder of the global population who suffer from water related issues and a call to action to prepare for more...

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GLOBAL: Schneider Electric Partnership Has Provided Training to More than 10,000 Students and Supported Infrastructure Projects

By at March 13, 2015 | 9:34 am

GLOBAL: Schneider Electric Partnership Has Provided Training to More than 10,000 Students and Supported Infrastructure Projects

(MissionNewswire) Schneider Electric, a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and the production of installation components for energy management, is providing electrical training and equipment support to Salesian programs around the globe as a result of a long-term collaborative partnership with Salesian more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Gender Equality Providing Young Women Education and Workforce Development Programs

By at March 9, 2015 | 12:25 pm

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Gender Equality Providing Young Women Education and Workforce Development Programs

(MissionNewswire) Each year, March 8 marks International Women’s Day. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Humanitarian organizations, human rights groups, governments and the United Nations come together around important women’s issues more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Nonprofit Partnerships as Key to Fighting Hunger

By at October 16, 2014 | 1:31 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Nonprofit Partnerships as Key to Fighting Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 805 million people across the world go hungry every day, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Over 70 percent of food insecure people live in rural areas of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Near East. Additionally, two billion people lack the vitamins and minerals needed to live healthy lives, according more...

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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Teachers Provide Hope, Opportunity to More than One Million Students around the Globe

By at October 5, 2014 | 1:37 pm

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Teachers Provide Hope, Opportunity to More than One Million Students around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and many organizations around the globe to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Teachers’ Day. The day honors the vital role that teachers play in the lives of their students. Every year since 1994, UNESCO has celebrated Oct. 5 as World more...

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