Don Bosco

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Fr. Ugo de Censi.

Priest who served thousands in Peruvian highlands dies at 94

The Salesian founder of Operation Mato Grosso, a ministry of service and job training for low-income people in South America,... Read more

Venerable Margaret Bosco. (Public domain).

Have you heard of Venerable 'Mama Bosco'?

While St. John Bosco is a beloved saint among Catholics, many do not know that his mother, Margaret Bosco, was... Read more

The tomb of St. John Bosco in the Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice in Turin.

Salesians eager to recover relic of St John Bosco's brain

Police in Italy are investigating the missing relic of the brain of St. John Bosco, which was reportedly stolen from... Read more

A street party for Don Bosco – 15,000 turn up to celebrate saint in Lima

More than 15,000 members of the Salesian Family turned out August 9 on the streets of Lima, Peru, as part... Read more

Pope Francis at the Basilica of St. Mary Help of Christians at the tomb of Don Bosco in Turin, Italy on June 21, 2015.

What Pope Francis owes the Salesians

Pope Francis is a Jesuit, but he has Salesian roots.  Read more