Posts Tagged ‘Madagascar’

Catholic missionary priest nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Monday, February 15th, 2021
priest nominated for Nobel Prize

A Catholic priest known for serving the poor living on a landfill has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Fr. Pedro Opeka, 72, is an Argentinian-Slovenian Vincentian priest who has worked with the poor in Madagascar for more than three decades. Janez Janša, the Prime Minister of Slovenia, nominated Opeka for the award. He Read more

Bishop says confusion around CRS in Madagascar cleared up

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

An American bishop last week said local Church leaders in Madagascar have given their assurances that the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) adheres to Catholic teaching. Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, Arizona, said he and Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York had spoken to Madagascar’s Archbishop Odon Razanakolona of Antananarivo and Archbishop Désiré Tsarahazana of Read more