RMG – A "Press Tour" in the steps of Don Bosco

12 December 2022

(ANS - Rome) - A group of 30 journalists accredited to the Vatican Press Office and the Italian Foreign Press will be spending next weekend (Dec. 16-18) on a "Press Tour" in Turin, focusing on the central places where St. John Bosco worked. The group is organized by Fr. Giuseppe Costa, Secretary of the Rector Major of the Salesians, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, and co-spokesperson for the Congregation.

Professionally, it represents agencies such as Aleteia, SIR, AciStampa, AsiaNews; radio and TV stations such as Radio Cope (Spain), RAI, Radio Corallo, TeleDehon, Tv2000, Telenova, EWTN (USA); newspapers and magazines such as Famiglia Cristiana, Avvenire, Il Fatto Quotidiano, La Sicilia, Niedziela (Poland); and others such as New York’s La Voce. Salesian Communication is represented by the Director of the Salesian iNfo Agency - ANS, Fr. Harris Pakkam, and IME-Communication, Fr. Pierluigi Lanotte.

The journalists will depart by train from Rome to Turin-Valdocco where they will meet for a press conference Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, Don Bosco's 10th Successor, who has just returned from a series of international trips and meetings. They shall also visit the recently renovated and enriched Casa Don Bosco House Museum. On Saturday they will go to Colle Don Bosco Hill with an initial stop at the Church of Castelnuovo to see the Baptismal Font where Don Bosco became a Christian and then visit the Temple dedicated to him and the Missionary Museum. The tour ends on Sunday with a Mass at the Turin Basilica of Mary Help of Christians, mother and protector of Don Bosco, and those who look to his spiritual leadership.


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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