Bethlehem, Palestine - The International Nativity Scene Museum is located in the heart of the city of Bethlehem, on the ground floor of the historic Salesian convent. It can boast a collection of over 200 cribs from different parts of the world. Each nativity scene in the museum is a source of inspiration, representing the birth of Christ in different places and times and through the most varied cultural and artistic perspectives.
"Where Candelaro crosses with Via Lucera,
I see you...
and that's enough to enflame the heart."
Buenos Aires, Argentina - November 2019 - The temple dedicated to St. Charles Borromeo and Mary Help of Christians, in the neighborhood of Almagro, in Buenos Aires, was started in 1899, with Pope Leo XIII who was the patron of laying and blessing the first stone, sending in his representation, Msgr. Antonio Sabatucci. The inauguration took place 11 years later, in 1910. Fr Ernesto Vespignani, a well-known Salesian architect, was responsible for the work of this magnificent Minor Basilica.
Kuyuntsa, Peru - October 2019 - Kuyuntsa is located in the Datén del Marañon area, in the Amazon region of Peru, where Fr Luis (Luigi) Bolla lived for over 30 years, giving his life. Today his dream is fulfilled with the presence of the Salesians of Don Bosco and the religious community of the "Disciples", with two internees, one for boys and one for girls.