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New book on the Salesians of Auschwitz in final stages of preparation

New book on the Salesians of Auschwitz in final stages of preparation

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:56

'The Salesian Martyrs of Auschwitz,' a new book by Dr Alasdair Richardson, is in its final stages of production and will be published by Don Bosco Publications in January 2021. The book will be available to buy from our online bookshop following its launch, costing £12 +p&p, and orders can also be placed by email, post or phone.

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Restored film of Blessed Michael Rua's funeral in 1910

Restored film of Blessed Michael Rua's funeral in 1910

Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 14:23

In the month of his feast, a remarkable 110-year-old silent film of the funeral of Blessed Michael Rua, first successor of Don Bosco, has been restored by the Italian National Museum of Cinema the National Corporate Cinema Archive. The partnership has been entrusted with the Salesians' photographic archive, and the footage of the events of 6-9 April 1910 is one of the first fruits of their work.

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Tags: Homepage, Salesian History, Salesian Saints, Salesians of Don Bosco