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Newsletter no. 31, March 2012
At a glance
El Salvador - Spreading the Salesian Social Communication System
Zaida Navarrete and Fr Heriberto Herrera travelled about 1800 km within
the “Divine Redeemer” Province of Central America presenting in all the
houses the Salesian Social Communication System (SSCS). In good numbers
Salesians, lay people and members of the various groups of the Salesian
Family took part in the meetings and became involved in various
Cuba sets up SDB Comms Network
a webpage started about 10 years ago, created and updated each day by
the Salesian Youth Movement in Triveneto. Specially aimed at the
young it speaks their language to perfection: in its graphics,
colours, slang, the topics dealt with and the means made available.
Czech Republic - In a Multimedia world - priority to people
in God and in the young was the basis for the 2nd meeting of multimedia
production centres in Europe, held between 8 and 11 March at Ostrava,
in the Czech Republic. The Councillor for Social Communication, Fr
Filiberto Gonzalez, more than once emphasised the value and the
importance of people – those who work and those for whom they
work – in the process of personal communication and the
production of multimedia material.
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My dear confreres and friends of SC,
properly understood, is a special case of the arc of
communication....[and] inside or between languages, human communication
equals translation" . George Steiner, After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation (Oxford University Press, 1975):
Publishers from across Europe, from St Petersburgh in Russia to Sliema
in Malta, from Celbridge in Ireland to Lviv in The Ukraine, 18 in all,
met in Rome at the Generalate from 1-4 March 2012 to consider how best
to deal with a changing Europe, a changing global culture, and to
remain in the vanguard of their profession, while undergoing inevitable
restrictions due to the Euro crisis and world economic downturn
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