Italy – Don Bosco’s best known and most used photograph: “Don Bosco in an armchair”

Turin, Italy – 1880 – The photograph that we propose is a work of art by the photographer Michele Schemboche, portraying Don Bosco seated in an armchair, taken in Turin in 1880. It is interesting to note that this image was the best known and most used throughout history and probably corresponds to the most…

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Cambodia Salesian Family Day and Br. Roberto’s 50th Anniversary

Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA — The Cambodia Salesian Family celebrated their annual day at Don Bosco Phnom Penh this Saturday, 18th of January and the occasion of the 50th anniversary of religious life of Br. Roberto Panetto, Italian missionary in Thailand since 23rd of November 1975 and in Cambodia since 24th of May 1991.  The Cambodian Association…

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INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF PLANT HEALTH

The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH).The objective of the IYPH is to raise awareness of the importance and impacts of plant health in addressing global issues, including hunger, poverty, threats to the environment and economic development. It would be good for us to consider how we can take forward this…

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