Italy – The Agnelli turns 80

19 April 2021

Turin, Italy - 1941 - Today, April 19, 2021, is the 80th anniversary of the birth of the Agnelli work and the opening of the church of San Giovanni Bosco for worship. In fact, it was 19 April 1941 when, as evening fell, «Cardinal Maurilio Fossati reached the peripheral area of Mirafiori to bless the chapel of the Edoardo Agnelli oratory dedicated to Don Bosco and open it to worship," says the Salesian Bulletin of May 1941. The opening ceremony was attended by Senator Giovanni Agnelli with all his family and then Rector Major, Fr Pietro Ricaldone, accompanied by the superiors of the Chapter.


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