Bishop Jean Michaël Durhône of the Catholic Diocese of Port Louis in Mauritius has expressed his solidarity with and support for victims of Cyclone Belal that hit the Indian Ocean Island nation on Monday, January 15.
Pope Francis has appointed the Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) for the territories of the Episcopal Conference of the Indian Ocean (C.E.D.O.I.) the Apostolic Vicar for the Apostolic Vicariate of Rodrigues in Mauritius.
Bishop Jean Michaël Durhône of Port Louis Diocese in Mauritius has condemned the “scene of intimidation” that was witnessed at a peace concert in the Indian Ocean Island nation when armed men disrupted the planned ending of the event held at La Citadelle.
On the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence marked October 2, religious leaders in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius are encouraging the adoption of non-violent initiatives as a means to achieve lasting peace.
Bishop Jean Michaël Durhône of Port Louis Diocese in Mauritius has urged the new Deacon he ordained on Sunday, September 3, the first ordination since his Episcopal Consecration on August 20, to “listen with compassion”.
On the Memorial of St. Louis, the Patron Saint of Mauritius’ Port Louis Diocese, the Local Ordinary of the Indian Ocean Island nation Episcopal See has highlighted the importance of Church-State partnership.
Maurice Cardinal Piat has invited the new Bishop of Port Louis in Mauritius to follow in the footsteps of Jesus in his Episcopal Ministry, serving the people of God with “a shepherd’s heart”.
Democracy is not functioning well in many countries across the globe, Maurice Cardinal Piat has lamented in an interview.
Maurice Cardinal Piat has described his 30 years as Bishop of Port Louis Diocese in Mauritius as “a wonderful experience.”
On the occasion of his 32nd Episcopal anniversary, Maurice Cardinal Piat has said he “never regretted” answering God’s call to the Priesthood ministry, and later Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Port Louis in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius.
On the occasion marking the gift of vocations among the people of God in Mauritius (feast of vocations) celebrated Sunday, July 16, Maurice Cardinal Piat has called upon parents in the Indian Ocean Island nation to be “wise gardeners.”
Mons. Jean Michaël Durhône, the Bishop-elect for Port-Louis Diocese in Mauritius has described his May 19 Episcopal appointment as “a great responsibility”.
The people of God in Mauritius and other parts of the world are facing multiple challenges, the Bishop of Port Louis Diocese in the in the Indian Ocean Island nation, Maurice Cardinal Piat, has said, and cautioning against giving up, underscored the need to set on the “path of hope” for solutions.
Members of the Pan-African Association of Catholic Exegetes (APECA) have, in a collective statement at the end of their 20th Congress in Mauritius, called on African leaders to “develop policies that protect the environment”.
The Bishop of Port-Louis in Mauritius has expressed his closeness with members of the Catholic community in Agaléga Islands who are served by the Mauritian Catholic Diocese, and urged them to find strength and courage in the Cross implanted to commemorate the arrival of the first missionaries 125 years ago.
On the occasion of the 181st anniversary of the arrival of Blessed Jacques-Désiré Laval in Mauritius and the 158th anniversary of his death, the head of the Catholic Church in the Indian Ocean island nation has called upon pastoral agents to reach out to young people in view of addressing their challenges in the footsteps of the late Missionary Priest.
The lack of energy and enthusiasm, culture and lifestyle are among the “barriers” to environmental conservation, the Bishop of Port Louis Diocese in Mauritius, Maurice Cardinal Piat has said.
The Feast Day of the patron Saint of Port Louis Diocese in Mauritius offers an occasion to review the shared history of the people of God in the country, a Catholic Priest in the Indian Ocean Island nation has said.
Catholic Bishops in the countries of the Indian Ocean have, in a collective message at the end of their Plenary Assembly, highlighted some priority areas to guide the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality in their region.
The reported police torture of detainees in Mauritius is a “frightening violation of basic human rights”, the Bishop of Port Louis Diocese, Maurice Cardinal Piat, has said.