John Dickson – “War, racism and immobility the social impact of the early salesian work in Cape Town” in “L’Opera Salesiana dal 1880 al 1922. Esperienze particolari in Europa, Africa, Asia”.

At the first official Conference of the Catholic Bishops and Mission Superiors of Southern Africa in December 1895 it was announced that Bishop Leonard had already agreed with the Salesians of Turin (Don Bosco) to open a house at Cape Town for the recovery of poor boys of an older age. Continue reading “John Dickson – “War, racism and immobility the social impact of the early salesian work in Cape Town” in “L’Opera Salesiana dal 1880 al 1922. Esperienze particolari in Europa, Africa, Asia”.”

Arthur Lenti – “Don Bosco’s Missionary Dreams (Part II)” in “Journal of Salesian Studies”

In Part One of the present installment (Part Four overall), we shall discuss the last two dreams in a similar manner to the first article. Part Two (Five) will deal with the significance of the missionary dreams, with interpretative comments.

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Renato Ziggiotti – Atti del Capitolo superiore della Società salesiana

L’evento coinvolge oltre duemila rappresentanti della Pia Unione, inclusi delegati da varie nazioni estere. È la prima volta che il Convegno si tiene a Roma, e viene accolto con successo, evidenziato dal grande numero di partecipanti, dall’ordine e dalla pietà manifestati, dall’eloquenza degli oratori e dalla presenza di figure ecclesiastiche di alto livello. Tra queste spiccano venti vescovi, il Sostituto Segretario di Stato Mons. Giovanni Montini e diversi eminenti cardinali. Continue reading “Renato Ziggiotti – Atti del Capitolo superiore della Società salesiana”

William John Dickson – “The educational impact of the salesian work in South Africa. A preliminary survey” in “Sviluppo del carisma di Don Bosco fino alla metà del secolo XX. Atti del Congresso internazionale di Storia Salesiana Roma, 19-23 novembre 2014”

The focus of this article is the question, what has been the educational impact of the Salesian work in South Africa since its foundation until the 1950s? This article begins with the foundation that the Salesians made in Cape Town, yet it focuses on the educational models that the Salesians were working with and the South African educational context in which this work developed.

Continue reading “William John Dickson – “The educational impact of the salesian work in South Africa. A preliminary survey” in “Sviluppo del carisma di Don Bosco fino alla metà del secolo XX. Atti del Congresso internazionale di Storia Salesiana Roma, 19-23 novembre 2014””

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