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On John Bosco's 200th Birthday, His 'Society of Joy' Remembered

Like Pope Francis, Salesian Founder Taught There Can Be No Such Thing as a Sad Christian

Rome, (Zenit.org) Antonio Gaspari | 997 hits

Two hundred years after his birth, John Bosco(16 August 1815– 31 January 1888)is still very popular, but few know of the many innovative activities that ocurred to the Piedmontese saint. For instance, in establishing the Don Bosco Oratory, he founded the “Society of Joy,” with the intention of organizing games...

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