The most important council was the Council of Trent (Trento) because it was convened by Pope Paul III on 22 May 1542, and continued by the two popes who succeeded him, Julius III and Pius IV (1545-1563). ), so after that we received the Roman Missal issued by Pope Pius V, which is still in use today. He issued the Bull Quo primum tempore on 14 July 1570 for all churches in the Latin style. There are many clear ideas and teachings published by the Council of Trent, namely: Defence of the Holy Scriptures (called Volgata).

Doctrines on original sin, self-sanctification and grace, the sacraments, especially the Eucharist and the Mass or Holy Sacrifice, respect for the Blessed Sacrament, respect for icons, indulgences. Condemnation of the false ideas of Luther and his friends.

Vatican Council I (Rome) tried to fix many things, but due to the outbreak of war, it was cut short and did not last, but it was soon completed (1869-1870), so these are the decisions and communicated, resulting in the granting of full authority to the Pope to make "Ex-Cathedra" teaching: Definition on God the Creator, and on God's Revelation, Faith and its relation to the spirit of discernment, the Church, the Supreme President and the "infallibility" of the Bishop of Rome (Pope). This dogma was clearly stated on 18 July 1870 and was fulfilled and confirmed by the Second Vatican Council on 21 November 1964.

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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