Catholic Pre Conference:  AIDS 2016

Catholic Pre Conference: AIDS 2016

Fr Anthony Egan: Issues related to HIV and AIDS Religion & Spirituality   Dr Nontando Hadebe: Catholic Social Teaching: A Resource in Response to HIV and AIDS   Bishop Kevin Dowling: The Catholic Addressing Stigma and Discrimination, and Advocating for Access…

Examining the Role of Women at the Grassroots in AIDS Projects

Examining the Role of Women at the Grassroots in AIDS Projects

Thirty one AIDS  projects participated in a study examining the role of women at the grassroots in AIDS projects.  Interesting findings point to how the projects began, how they are run today and with what funding, how women view their…

Catholic Responses to AIDS in Southern Africa

Catholic Responses to AIDS in Southern Africa

The SACBC AIDS Office and St Joseph’s Theological institute launched “Catholic Responses to AIDS in Southern Africa” during the plenary session of the bishops of the SACBC in January 2014 in Manzini. The book looks at the response of the…

Everyone who loves... knows God

Everyone who loves… knows God

23 March 2014, Third Sunday of Lent Sr Alison Munro, OP Director, Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference AIDS Office  Today’s reading from the Gospel of John 4:5-42 focusses on the relationship of Jesus and the Samaritan woman he meets quite…

Church's AIDS Response Features in Book Honouring Cardinal Napier

Church’s AIDS Response Features in Book Honouring Cardinal Napier

The response of the Catholic Church to AIDS over the past 30 years. A chapter in a new book published by the SACBC outlines this response, with particular reference to the work of the SACBC AIDS Office.   >> View…

How HIV Changes Faith

Br Philippe Denis from Pietermaritzburg presented research findings of a study conducted in KwaZulu-Natal illustrating how faith is changed by HIV.  He was one of the speakers at the joint conference hosted by St Joseph’s Theological Institute at Cedara, and…

Ethical issues and Catholic Health Care

At the recent CATHCA Conference Fr Charles Ryan gave a presentation on the ethical issues facing Catholic healthcare workers.  Here is an  outline of the talk he gave. >Download

The Church and AIDS @ 30

Fr Michael Czerny was the first keynote speaker at the theological conference hosted by St Joseph’s Theological Institute and the SACBC AIDS Office, marking thirty years since the discovery of HIV.  He outlined the Church’s response to AIDS globally. >>Download…

Caring for terminally ill patients.

Sr Nokwanda Bam CPS, from Mariannhill,  presented a paper at the theological conference held at St Joseph’s Theological Institute at Cedara, and co-sponsored by the SACBC AIDS Office,  on the care nurses give to terminally ill patients. >>Download Here

Looking back over thirty years at the Church's response to AIDS

Looking back over thirty years at the Church’s response to AIDS

Sr Alison Munro was a key note speaker at a conference organised by St Joseph’s Theological Institute, Cedara, and the SACBC AIDS Office.  The conference examined the response of the Catholic Church to AIDS in Southern Africa over the thirty…

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