Italy - "Race of Saints" in defense of imprisoned minors all over the world
Rome, Italy - November 2020 – Due to the pandemic, the "Race of the Saints", a sports and solidarity event promoted by "Missioni Don Bosco", the Salesian Mission Office of Turin, takes place in "Virtual Race" mode from 7 am on October 30 until November 3 at 8pm. This year's solidarity project "Your love can break down the bars" is in defense of minors imprisoned in prisons around the world. Mediaset, the Italian TV and media company, as in previous years, has activated a fundraising campaign through the solidarity phone number 45530 until 8 November. On 1 November, Canale 5 broadcast live from St. Peter's Square in the presence of the President of the Turin Mission Office, the Salesian Brother Giampietro Pettenon, the testimonial of the "Race of Saints", Fiona May, and several other guests who spoke of the Missioni Don Bosco initiaves.