The Council of Constantinople IV (869-870) condemned Fazio for his heresy, confirming the use of images in worship. More emphasis has been placed on the fact that the Bishop of Rome is the common Father, that is to say the Holy Father. The Lateran Council I (1123) in Rome claimed the right of the Church to elect, appoint and consecrate bishops, in the face of the demotion of (lay) kings. The simony and unfaithful marriages practiced by some administrators were also condemned as heresy.

The Second Lateran Council (1139), in Rome, condemned those who oppose the pope and his followers. Guidelines for policies to be followed by Church administrators were also issued at this time. Arnauld de Brescia (spreading heresy in Avignon, France) was convicted.

Diocese of Miarinarivo

Pope Francis has accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the Diocese of Miarinarivo, presented by H.E. Mgr Jean Claude Randrianarisoa. At the same time, the Supreme Pontiff has appointed H.E. Mgr Marie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, as Apostolic Admnistrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same Diocese.

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Love and Salvation

Christmas is a great joy, because it is the love of God that has come to us, proclaims Fr. Bizimana Innocent, Provincial Superior of the Salesians Don Bosco of Madagascar and Mauritius, presenting his Christmas greetings. Salvation is accomplished, so life is not in danger of disappearing. It is this love and this salvation that we wish to fill our life so that we have peace.

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Zatti, our brother

The short film "Zatti, our brother" (Argentina, 2020) focuses on one of the most difficult episodes of his life. We are in Viedma, in 1941: at the age of 60, Zatti is forced to leave the hospital he has attended for decades. His faith and strength are tested.

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