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South Sudan – Hopeful Not Hopeless

South Sudan – Hopeful Not Hopeless

I have sometimes been asked what hope is there for South Sudan? Tribal divisions have become very deep, and almost everybody has lost relatives and friends in this senseless violence. Amnesty International quotes a staggering, horrible statistic: ‘A survey conducted in 2015 by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) found that 72% of women living […]

General House – Opening of the new headquarters of the OIEC

General House – Opening of the new headquarters of the OIEC

On October, the new headquarters of the OIEC (International Office of Catholic Education) were inaugurated at the Generalate of the Brothers of the Christian Schools in Rome. With the presence of His Excellency Archbishop Angelo Vincenzo Zani, Secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education, Philippe Richard, Secretary General of OIEC, and other personalities representing different […]

Bethlehem University Welcomes His Eminence Cardinal Sandri

Bethlehem University Welcomes His Eminence Cardinal Sandri

On Monday 16 October 2017, Bethlehem University was pleased to welcome His Eminence Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches of the Holy See. Vice Chancellor, Brother Peter Bray, welcomed His Eminence and affirmed the importance of such visits as Bethlehem University is an oasis of peace and hope. Brother Peter thanked […]

[Rome] Thanks to the American Embassy

[Rome] Thanks to the American Embassy

Thank you U.S. Embassy to the Holy See (Vatican) for visiting the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers) to learn more about Alleanza Solidale’s project to help refugees here in Rome. ‘Alleanza Solidale’ is made up of four nuns that provide pastoral accompaniment to recent refugee arrivals to Italy. […]

Congratulations, Brother Ernesto!

Congratulations,  Brother Ernesto!

Personally, and on behalf of the  Brothers  General  Councilor,  the  Brothers of the Christian  Schools, and the entire Lasallian Family, I join the Marist Brothers in celebrating the election of their new Superior  General,  Brother Ernesto Sanchez. The Brothers  of the General Council and I look forward to our continuing collaboration with Brother Ernesto and […]

BICE – International Catholic Child Bureau (Conclusions)

BICE – International Catholic Child Bureau (Conclusions)

Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General, as the keynote speaker at BICE’s International Congress held on 7 June in Paris. Here can be read the Brother Robert’s remarks, entitled: “The Dignity of the Human Person: a Human and Christian Education”, as well as the conclusions of the Congress.

South Sudan – Papal Donation for South Sudan

South Sudan – Papal Donation for South Sudan

Yesterday, in Rome, Pope Francis offered direct support to our ministry in South Sudan – more than €100,000 to our Solidarity Teacher Training College in Yambio where there are 124 student from various tribes in South Sudan and Nuba mountains, living in residence and training together to become primary school teachers. It was very pleasing […]

BICE – International Catholic Child Bureau

BICE – International Catholic Child Bureau

Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General, was the keynote speaker at BICE’s International Congress held on 7 June in Paris. Brother Robert’s remarks, entitled The Dignity of the Human Person: a Human and Christian Education, can be read by clicking here .

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