God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

pensée of a Catholic priest

SVD – Instituti Missiologici Societatis Verbi Divini

This evening a talk on HIV and the church at the SVD institute for missionary work in Siegburg – St. Augustin. A lively debate and the clear message at the end that we still have to go a way until we accept HIV positive people, also priests and religious without any stigma into the church. Also the question of vocations of HIV positive persons has potential for quite a debate amongst  those in charge of the ministries of the church. It is good to know that religious orders are keen to get involved within the church with these questions.

SVD Talk in Siegburg / Germany

HIV AIDS in the church

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HIV, AIDS and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and AIDS in Africa is often a challenge. Living in Africa has also its challenges. On the other hand I feel very much blessed having all the three. So you will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa and essential information and developments in the field of HIV and AIDS. And in between personal stories and thoughts. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me - blogs - "thinking loud" so to speak is a ways of communication and exchange of ideas.

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