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Madagascar: Overcoming ‘despair and evil’


“There are Christians, but we need to go deeper in the faith. The faith must be really lived, and not just practiced outwardly. If we live as Jesus teaches, then we can develop better.”

Fund a New Presbytery for a Parish in Madagascar


After Indonesia, Madagascar is the largest island nation in the world. It lies in the Indian Ocean, off the southeast coast of Africa, and the …

Success Story: A Chapel and Library for Prison Ministry in Madagascar


For more than 40 years, Father Henryk Sawarski has been a missionary on the island of Madagascar. In 2015, the year proclaimed by Pope Francis …

In Madagascar, ‘they are paying women to wear the burka’


“We have learned that in the universities the young, non-Muslim female students are being paid three Euros a day to wear the burka, the Muslim veil.”

In Madagascar, Pope Francis will visit island nation mired in poverty, division


“At a broader level there is a mentality of entrenched thinking, of institutionalized corruption, which continues to undermine the future of Magascar.”

In Madagascar, Church faces corrupt rule, Islamization


“Yes, the rise of Islamism is palpable! You can see it everywhere! It is an invasion. With money from the Gulf States and from Pakistan, they ‘buy’ people. You see young men setting off to study in Saudi Arabia, and when they come back they are imams.”

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