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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RMG – The Salesians in the world on the threshold of the 28th General Chapter

(ANS – Rome) – In view of the 28th General Chapter of the Congregation, the Salesians of Don Bosco convene a Press Conference to illustrate the different realities in which they operate throughout the world and what the strengths and challenges, new opportunities and risks for the Congregation in today’s social and ecclesial context are. The…

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Italy – XXXVIII SF Spirituality Day ends: concreteness, courage and commitment

(ANS – Turin) – Continue to grow as Don Bosco’s Family; implement the “politics of the Our Father” in the various realities and with their own characteristic features; give visibility to the good that is accomplished. These are the three concluding messages that Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major of the Salesians and center of unity…

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