Pope Francis has erected the Catholic Diocese of Wote as a new Episcopal See in Kenya and appointed Bishop Paul Kariuki Njiru, who has been serving as the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Embu Diocese as its pioneer Bishop.
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Jean Pascal Andriantsoavina, the Auxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo Archdiocese in Madagascar as the Local Ordinary of Antsirabé Diocese in the second-largest island country.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Jean Claude Randrianarisoa of Madagascar’s Miarinarivo Diocese.
Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Archbishop Odon Marie Arsène Razanakolona from the pastoral care of Madagascar’s Antananarivo Archdiocese, and has appointed Bishop Jean de Dieu Raoelison of Ambatondrazaka Diocese as his successor.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Madagascar are providing basic means of livelihood, including “social support” to young boys imprisoned at a state-run rehabilitation center in the country’s capital, Antananarivo.
The representative of the Holy Father in Madagascar and Seychelles is to extend his diplomatic services to the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Donatien Francis Randriamalala, currently the Vicar General of Madagascar's Morondava Diocese, as the Local Ordinary of Ambanja Episcopal See in the Indian Ocean Island nation.
Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Tomasz Grysa, a native of Poland who has been serving as a Counselor in Apostolic Nunciatures, as his representative in Madagascar and as Apostolic Delegate in the Comoro Islands.
The Archbishop of Antsiranana Archdiocese in Madagascar has challenged political leaders in Africa to seek concrete and feasible solutions to the challenges of migration and security on the continent at the grassroots.
The chapel at the prison of Port-Bergé located in the North of Madagascar has been witnessing a rising number of “religious conversions”, with most of them joining the Catholic Church, a Catholic Bishop in the Island country in the Indian Ocean has said.
The leadership of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has, in a collective statement, expressed solidarity with the people of God in Madagascar following the “terrible cyclone Batsirai” that hit the country last month.