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Meryl and Noel Dawes of Virginia, USA, with Bishop Roger and Nicky Gumbel of Alpha.
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The Alpha course has been translated into Malagasy.
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Bishop Roger with Fiona Marks, director of Alpha in Scotland.
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Alpha Comes to Madagascar
 
ANTSIRANANA 050703-1
July 3, 2005

[Diocese of Antsiranana - Indian Ocean] Mission and evangelisation in Madagascar takes a new stride with the implementation of the Alpha Course.

Alpha founder Nicky Gumbel invited the Right Revd. Roger F.H. Chung Po Chuen,
Bishop of Antsiranana, to attend the International Alpha Week at Holy Trinity, Brompton in London, recently.

The meeting was held to facilitate the world networking of the new evangelisation tool.

Bishop Chung reports: "All the 25 parishes in the Diocese of Antsiranana have received a leaders' and a guest course manual.

"So Madagascar is now geared for Alpha. We hope to touch all the Dioceses in Madagascar in the coming time."