Turin, Italy - 2018 - The life of Don Bosco and his action in favor of the young are now portrayed on a long mural that speaks to the young, to the pilgrims and to the inhabitants of the Valdocco district.
Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy - Colle Don Bosco is the contemporary name of the ancient burgh known as I Becchi, in the municipality of Castelnuovo Don Bosco, in the province of Asti, in Piedmont. It is where Giovanni Bosco was born on 16 August, 1815, in a house owned by the Biglione family. The Temple of Don Bosco is located right on that site. The foundation stone of the Basilica was blessed on 11 June 1961 and the lower church was opened for worship in 1965.
Rome, Italy - 1887 - In Rome there are the "Camerette di Don Bosco", the rooms that hosted the Saint of the Youth during his last trip to the capital of Italy, from 30 April to 18 May, 1887. Some of the objects that he used constitute the sign of his presence.
(ANS - Turin) - The beautiful statue of Mary Help of Christians, venerated in the Sanctuary dedicated to her, dates back to 1898. It was the idea of Fr Michele Rua, first successor of Don Bosco, and he wanted it majestic, stately.