On 23 May, 100 years ago, monument to Don Bosco inaugurated in Turin

  Don Bosco statue in front of Basilica of Mary Help of Christians (ANS – Rome) – 129 days from the beginning of the 28th General Chapter, the interviews with members of the Valdocco Community continue, all leading us to discover the most significant places. This week, the “Interviews with the eyes of …” features Fr Bruno Ferrero, SDB, Director of the Italian Salesian Bulletin. Fr Bruno Ferrero tells us about the statue of Don Bosco in front of the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians. “As soon as the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians was finished, here there was this clearing that was of beaten earth, very ugly,” Fr Ferrero explains in the video. “Already Don Bosco, looking at the facade, had said one day: ‘Here a monument with Moses who strikes the rock and water gushing would be good.’ In fact, the idea of the monument went forward,” he adds. The idea of building a monument dedicated to Don Bosco was put forward by a group of Past Pupils in 1911 at the First International Past Pupil Congress. A commission of architects was created for the project with the idea of inaugurating the statue within a couple of years....

Don Bosco Past Pupil, Salesian Cooperator, New Archbishop of Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan, 24 May 2020 — The members of the Salesian Family in Taiwan were overjoyed yesterday, 23 May 2020, to hear the announcement made in Rome that Pope Francis has chosen Chiayi Bishop Thomas Chung An Zu as the new Archbishop of Taipei. It is as if Mary Help of Christians prepared for them this beautiful gift, on the vigil of her feast. 68-year-old Archbishop Chung is one of the first graduates of the first Salesian School in Taiwan, founded in 1963 in Tainan. Six years ago, Bishop Chung became a Salesian Cooperator, as Bishop of the Chiayi diocese, neighboring on the Tainan diocese. Chiayi diocese is a small diocese in a region that is special in Taiwan for its agricultural fields and beautiful mountains. Bishop Chung in the past years has taken good pastoral care of a Catholic population composed mainly of farming people and mountain aboriginal tribes. At the same time, Bishop Chung was the head of the Youth Section of the Commission for Evangelization of the Chinese Regional Bishops’ Conference of Taiwan. In this capacity, he organized the participation of Taiwan youth in the past World Youth Days. His episcopal motto is: “Deum et hominem...

Italia – Don Agostino Favale, SDB, primo Direttore dell’Istituto di Teologia spirituale dell’UPS, compie 100 anni

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RMG – Agradecimiento y nombramiento del P. Eusebio Muñoz como Procurador de la Procura Misionera Salesiana de Madrid

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RMG – Appointed Superiors of Pila Province and Vice-Province of Tropical Equatorial Africa

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RMG – Nombramiento de los Superiores de la Inspectoría de Piła – Polonia y de la Visitaduría de África Tropical Ecuatorial.

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