Italy - Laying of foundation stone of Basilica of Sacred Heart in Rome

14 May 2019

Rome, Italy - 17 August 1879 - On the mandate of the Holy Father Leo XIII, Don Bosco took on the task of having a church dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus built on the Esquiline Hill in Rome, where a new neighbourhood was being built at the time. The laying of the first stone took place in solemn form on 17 August 1879.


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