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The first international meeting of Salesian agricultural schools, titled Expo Lombriasco 2019, took place in the commune of Lombriasco in the city of Turin, Italy. The event fostered sharing, formation, Salesian spirituality and the development of common projects for students from Italy, Argentina, Ireland,

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(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries operate the Open Arms Community in the town of Camporeale, located within the Province of Palermo in the Italian region of Sicily. Here missionaries provide education and social development services to the many unaccompanied minors who come to Italy seeking a better

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(MissionNewswire) In October 2015, Salesian missionaries in Italy kicked off a Stop Human Trafficking Campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of youth migration. With a focus on youth leaving countries in Africa in search of a better life in Europe, the campaign aims to prevent

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(MissionNewswire) In December 2015, the Salesian-run Teresa Gerini Vocational Training Center in Rome, Italy opened the first agricultural machinery laboratory for professional training. The new laboratory is part of TechPro2, a leading technical training project aimed at providing a skilled workforce of highly qualified personnel for the car

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(MissionNewswire) Europe is experiencing a maritime refugee crisis of historic proportions, according to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency. Already in 2015, more than 300,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea on their way to Europe. At the end of 2014, 59.5 million people

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Sisters with The Daughters of Mary Help of Christians presented Female Entrepreneurship as part of this year’s World Expo that is being held from May through October in Milan, Italy. Casa Don Bosco, the Salesian facility at the expo, is hosting conferences, events, exhibitions

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(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

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Ethiopia have started a new project building wells equipped with pumps to improve sanitary conditions, increase agricultural production and provide access to safe drinking water in communities across the country. Since June 2011, Ethiopia has been plagued by a persistent drought that

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