Episcopal Conference of Madagascar (CEM)

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Madagascar (CEM). Credit: Vatican Media

Corruption, “lack of genuine decentralization” among Challenges Hindering Madagascar’s Development: Catholic Bishops

May 19, 2024

Catholic Bishops in Madagascar have identified corruption, lack of genuine decentralization, poverty, insecurity, and drug abuse among challenges that they say hinder development in the Indian Ocean Island nation. 


Madagascar’s Catholic Bishops Fault Bill to Castrate Child Rapists as “against human dignity”

May 16, 2024

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Madagascar (CEM) have condemned a bill that proposes to have rapists of minors castrated, arguing that such a law goes “against human dignity.”