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Catholic bishops of Africa and Madagascar speak out on HIV & AIDS

our prayer is always full of hope.

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Published by Paulines Publications Africa in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Africa.,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
    • Church work with the sick -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Other titlesSpeak out on HIV & AIDS, Speak out on HIV and AIDS
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA643.86.A35 C38 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3359762M
      ISBN 109966219331
      LC Control Number2004410422

      CRS' History in South Africa. In late , at the invitation of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC), Catholic Relief Services opened an office in South Africa devoted to HIV and AIDS work. CRS South Africa works in close partnership with the SACBC and its counterparts to help reduce the impact of HIV and AIDS and promote peacebuilding .   22 million infected with HIV About 22 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are infected with HIV, according to UNAIDS. In , three-quarters of all AIDS deaths worldwide were there, as well as.

        Roman Catholic bishops in southern Africa have condemned the use of condoms to fight Aids. In a statement at the end of their week-long conference in Pretoria, the bishops argued that the battle against HIV/Aids should be fought on moral grounds and said condoms helped spread the disease. Roman Catholic bishops in Tanzania have condemned as "unacceptable" a new science syllabus for primary schools that incorporates the teaching of proper condom use.

      The Catholic bishops of Congo have expressed gratitude to Pope Benedict for his recent visit to Africa and pledged to continue to support his stand in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Karisa says men who engage commercial sex workers have been left out in the fight against HIV/Aids as focus is more on the women. To reach the men, the organisation has many services such as moonlight VCTs and provision of condoms in areas frequented by this group. -The Catholic Bishops of Kenya have strongly reacted to an article appearing.


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Catholic bishops of Africa and Madagascar speak out on HIV & AIDS Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catholic bishops of Africa and Madagascar speak out on HIV & AIDS: our prayer is always full of hope. Publisher: Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa,   Accra, Ghana — As the Year of Mercy neared, the bishops of Africa and Madagascar held up the work of families and local faith communities in caring for people with AIDS as a strong example of unconditional love.

Author(s): African Jesuit AIDS Network. Title(s): Catholic bishops of Africa and Madagascar speak out on HIV & AIDS: our prayer is always full of hope.

Country of Publication: Kenya Publisher: Nairobi, Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa, Finally, as Pastors of the Church Family of God in Africa in a time of AIDS, we want to: 1. Train clergy, religious, and committed laity to accompany people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS with prayer and spiritual counselling.

In a statement to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December, members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar, known as SECAM, also called upon all faith communities to practice charity and mercy in their service to people with HIV.

AIDS poses major health challenges on the continent. The trip was intended to reduce the stigma of having HIV/AIDS, which is strong in that country. Bishops. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops was the first church body to address the pandemic in with a document entitled "The Many Faces of AIDS.

St Augustine College (Catholic University of South Africa) Johannesburg PO Box Linden South Africa Recent estimates suggest that more than 10% of Southern Africa is HIV+. This article is based on a research study of sixty four pastoral care projects focussing on the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Southern Africa.

The Catholic Church and HIV and AIDS. The world has been living with the AIDS epidemic for more than 25 years and it has caused untold suffering. The scope of the AIDS epidemic is greater than the bubonic plague.

Its destructive impact is. The Catholic Church in Southern Africa has been one of the principal players in the response to the HIV and AIDS crisis. From a relatively slow beginning in the s it had become a major provider of health care and information on HIV prevention by the early 21st century.

Global Campaign to End Catholic Bishops' Ban on Condoms Launched In Zimbabwe. and get them to speak out within the church for a change in policy." facts on HIV/AIDS.

Local Catholic officials still fail to consistently support condom use as a means to protect against HIV transmission. In one case, a local diocese refused to receive rent from a prominent NGO working on HIV & AIDS—apparently because they were distributing condoms on Catholic-owned land—forcing the NGO to relocate.

Africa's Catholic bishops have expressed support for Pope Benedict who has come under fire for rejecting condom use in the fight against HIV/Aids. The Catholic Church provides 28% of this help [3], and Catholic policy on AIDS [4] has had remarkable success in the fight against the spread of the virus.

Yet its AIDS policy in Africa has been subject to severe criticism [5], and often to ridicule. What Impact Does Catholic Teaching Have on AIDS in Africa.

by Joe One of the most startling ironies of AIDS in Africa is that despite the Catholic church’s ban on the key element of comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention strategies, the Catholic church is a major provider of AIDS care and services on the continent and in other parts of the world.

The Church’s Response to AIDS A Message of Hope from the Catholic Bishops to the People of God in South Africa, Botswana and Swaziland, 30 July Care and Support,” A Position.

The Catholic bishops of South Africa, Botswana, and Swaziland categorically regard the widespread and indiscriminate promotion of condoms as an immoral and misguided weapon in our battle against HIV/AIDS for the following reasons. The use of condoms goes against human dignity. The condom debate in the Catholic Church has been re-ignited with a bishop saying it could mean the difference between life and death in case of HIV/Aids infection.

MAPUTO, Mozambique — Pope Francis concluded his trip to Mozambique on Friday — his 31st trip abroad and his return to sub-Saharan Africa — with a visit to HIV-AIDS patients and an open-air Author: Jason Horowitz.

African bishops praise caregivers of people with HIV, AIDS ACCRA, Ghana - As the Year of Mercy neared, the bishops of Africa and Madagascar held up the work of families and local faith communities in caring for people with AIDS as a strong example of unconditional love.

interests of the pupil or staff member with HIV/AIDS and those of other pupils or staff members, and their parents. HIV/AIDS testing: the admission of pupils to Bishops and the appointment of staff members. No pupil may be denied continued attendance at the school on account of his HIV/AIDS status or perceived HIV/AIDS status.

Accra, Ghana, Dec 1, / am MT ().-In light of World AIDS Day, the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) released a statement in which the bishops noted the.

The Church in Africa in face of HIV/AIDS Pandemic Message issued by Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) Dakar, Senegal 7 October Dear brothers and sisters in the faith, Dear friends, fellow believers and all people of good will, "Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!" (1 Cor.At present, nearly one out of four persons with AIDS is a drug user who used contaminated intravenous needles or other drug paraphernalia infected with the AIDS virus.

Four hundred and hemophiliacs and people with ating disorders and two thousand nine hundred and women have been diagnosed as having AIDS