Italy - The Oratory of Caserta

15 December 2021

Caserta, Italy - 1898 - In this picture, dated 8 December 1898, a glimpse of the courtyard of the Caserta Oratory during recreation. The Caserta Oratory had been inaugurated a year earlier, in 1897, on the day of the Immaculate Conception. It was the second Salesian presence in southern Italy, founded by Blessed Michele Rua to carry out the "Southern Italy Project" in support of the poor and abandoned young generations.


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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