Catholic Church in Madagascar

Archbishop Tomasz Grysa, appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Mauritius on 21 March 2023. Credit: Vatican Media

Apostolic Nuncio in Madagascar, Seychelles to Also Represent Holy Father in Mauritius

Mar 21, 2023

The representative of the Holy Father in Madagascar and Seychelles is to extend his diplomatic services to the Indian Ocean Island nation of Mauritius.

Mons. Donatien Francis Randriamalala, appointed Bishop of Ambanja Diocese in Madagascar on 11 November 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Vicar General of Madagascar’s Morondava Diocese Appointed Bishop of Ambanja Diocese

Nov 11, 2022

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.

Mons. Tomasz Grysa, appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Madagascar and Apostolic Delegate in the Comoro Islands by Pope Francis on 27 September 2022. Credit: Vatican Media

Polish-born Cleric Appointed Nuncio in Madagascar, Apostolic Delegate in Comoro Islands

Oct 1, 2022

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.

Archbishop Benjamin Marc Balthason Ramaroson of Antsiranana Archdiocese in Madagascar. Credit: ACI Africa

Find Solutions to Challenges of Migration, Security in Africa “on the spot”: Archbishop

Jul 29, 2022

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.

Bishop Georges Varkey Puthiyakulangara of the Diocese of Port-Bergé  in Madagascar. Credit: ACN

New Chapel, Library at Madagascar Prison Drawing Inmates to Catholic Church

Jun 3, 2022

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.

Some people displaced by Cyclone Batsirai. Credit: Caritas Madagascar

SECAM Expresses Solidarity with People of God in Madagascar Following Cyclone Batsirai

Mar 6, 2022

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.