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October 1 2009

San Salvador: a young member of the Community of Sant’Egidio was killed by the gangs for his commitment in favour of the youngsters.

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William Quijano 21 years old of the Community of Sant'Egidio in San Salvador, was killed on his way home on the evening of September 28th by a "mara", one of the violent organized gangs that recruit poor youngsetrs in the slumbs of Central America.

The Community of Sant'Egidio throughout the world cry a brother and friend. They are not however resigned to the logic of violence.

Since five years ago WIlliam was engaged in the School of Peace for the poor children of the district of Apopa, in the suburbs of the capital. His peaceful and good life, spent at the service of the young people and of the people who weere most in need, was known to all and it was indeed an alternative to the "maras"

The Community of Sant'Egidio, that is present in Salvador with thousands of people, is engaged in the effort of building a society where it is possible to live togther peacefully. With its commitment amongthe poor and the young people it wants to subtract them from violence. It is furthermore a chance for a life spent away from the logic of the clash and of juvenile criminality.

September 1 2016

September 1st, memory of Saint Egidio. The Community that took his name give thanks in every part of the world

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November 25 2015

Visit of Andrea Riccardi in Indonesia - Photogallery

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November 23 2015

Visit of Andrea Riccardi in Pakistan - Photogallery

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November 8 2015

The meeting of the Communities of Sant'Egidio of the United States towards the Jubilee of Mercy

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October 20 2015

Memory of the homeless died on the road for poverty

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September 16 2015

Sant'Egidio in Hungary responds to the call of the Pope and welcomes refugees in transit through Budapest

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