In order to protect the environment and natural resources, we need to review the past, present and future. The environment ensures our human existence. The environment is made up of natural resources: land, water, rocks, people, plants, terrestrial and aquatic animals... Madagascar has many natural and ecological resources. Research and studies are the basis of environmental protection, in order to determine what needs to be done. This is known as national environmental protection policy...

There are 10 fundamental children's rights that children demand from educators, parents and society. We're 16 days into the fight against gender-based violence, starting on November 25. People who witness violence are accomplices if they don't report it to the authorities. Some of these rights are: The right to have a family, i.e. a biological father and mother, the right to have a name at birth, i.e. to have a copy of it, the right to dress according to the situation...

Fear is particularly common among primary school children. November 20 is International Children's Rights Day. Fear is one of the obstacles preventing students from developing and progressing. Fear is rooted and ingrained in a person. Children aged 2 to 6 and 6 to 11 are not yet mature, so anything that shocks them creates fear. Parents and educators must make an effort to help children overcome fear in elementary school before moving on to teenage life. The teacher arouses fear in pupils, and so do their classmates...

In Malagasy society, it's important to respect and keep one's word. People are gradually being educated to respect their words. When you are committed to a decision, it is expressed verbally or in writing to give it meaning. Commitment means that it affects every aspect of a person's life: body, mind and soul. We must first know whether the words spoken will come true before they are announced, and this must be the result of the will and not forced by the situation. Educators and parents must be models of respect for the word spoken, and must admit their mistakes if they do not respect it...

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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