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Odon Razanakolona

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Odon Razanakolona
Archbishop of Antananarivo
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed7 December 2005
Installed12 February 2006
PredecessorArmand Gaétan Razafindratandra
Ordination28 December 1975
by Gilbert Ramanantoanina
Consecration11 April 1999
by Philibert Randriambololona
Personal details
Odon Marie Arsène Razanakolona

(1946-05-24) 24 May 1946 (age 78)
Previous post(s)Bishop of Ambanja (1999-2005)
Apostolic Administrator of Ambanja (2005-07)
Alma materPontifical Urban University
Styles of
Odon Marie Arsène Razanakolona
Reference styleThe Most Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleArchbishop
Posthumous stylenone

Odon Marie Arsène Razanakolona (born 24 May 1946, in Fianarantsoa) is a Madagascan Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Antananarivo from 2005 to 2023.

Razanakolona was ordained a priest on 28 December 1975 and earned a doctorate in canon law from the Pontifical Urban University in Rome in 1987, writing on "La loi de la gradualité et le mariage coutumier à Madagascar". He was named Bishop of Ambanja in November 1998 and continued in the role until his appointment to Antananarivo in December 2005. He retired in 2023.

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