SECTIONSNEWS Vatican – The cause of martyrdom of Fr Elia Comini, SDB, proceeds

(ANS – Vatican City) – On Tuesday, 25 February 2020, the historical Consultors of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints expressed a positive opinion on the Positio super martyrio of the Salesian priest Fr Elia Comini (1910-1944): Positio drawn up after, on February 22, 2019, the same Congregation had granted that this Cause, which started super virtutibus, could indeed be…

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RMG – GC28: video on Salesians in the world available online today

(ANS – Rome) – Oratories, schools, Vocational Training Centers, parishes, universities, apostolate programs, social and development projects … All that is most typical of the Salesian charism and mission is summarized in 4 minutes and 33 seconds of video, now online and available to everyone so as to present to the world, a few days from…

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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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Salesian seminarians meet in Battambang

The Salesian Seminarians of Cambodia met in Battambang on 5 and 6 of July with Fr. Cef for formation. “The Practical Training period provides opportunity for a deeper living experience of Salesian educative and pastoral action. During this time the young confrere gets practice in the preventive system, particularly in Salesian assistance (…)” (Art. 115,…

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