In Madagascar, since March 11, 1913, under Albert Picquié, relations between the colonial government and the missionaries have been relaxed. The residences of the missionaries became centers for development. The bishops urged patriotism during the Eucharistic Congress from January 18 to 28, 1934.

Saint Joseph has total confidence in the saving power of God. He is the example of the obedience of faith and of love for each member of the Church, by his "yes" to the will of God communicated to him by the angel. It helps us understand the role of a responsible father.

The liturgy is a prayer and the way Christians celebrate together. In order to harmonize liturgical celebrations, the Church has founded a liturgical commission made up of delegates of the living forces in the parish.

The Episcopal Conference of Madagascar urges the people to promote mutual listening and solidarity in their message after the plenary assembly which was held in Ambatoroka, November 3 to 12, 2021. Here is the full message, read by Bishop Gabriel Randrianantenaina , Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy, Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference of Madagascar.

Diocese of Miarinarivo

Pope Francis has accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the Diocese of Miarinarivo, presented by H.E. Mgr Jean Claude Randrianarisoa. At the same time, the Supreme Pontiff has appointed H.E. Mgr Marie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, as Apostolic Admnistrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same Diocese.

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Love and Salvation

Christmas is a great joy, because it is the love of God that has come to us, proclaims Fr. Bizimana Innocent, Provincial Superior of the Salesians Don Bosco of Madagascar and Mauritius, presenting his Christmas greetings. Salvation is accomplished, so life is not in danger of disappearing. It is this love and this salvation that we wish to fill our life so that we have peace.

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Zatti, our brother

The short film "Zatti, our brother" (Argentina, 2020) focuses on one of the most difficult episodes of his life. We are in Viedma, in 1941: at the age of 60, Zatti is forced to leave the hospital he has attended for decades. His faith and strength are tested.

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