Families Matter! Graduations, Duduza, Nigel

Families Matter! Graduations, Duduza, Nigel

Anna Kaura represented the SACBC AIDS Office at the Familes Matter graduations at Emmaus Community Centre in September 2016, and submitted this report There were six groups of 20 each graduating, and each group rendered an item to entertain the…

Families Matter! Graduations in Aliwal North

Families Matter! Graduations in Aliwal North

Families Matter! is a training programme targeting guardians of children entering puberty and helping them to be able to talk about sexuality issues with the children. It has been one of the main focus areas of the OVC project of…

Pope Francis sends message to Catholic Pre Conference on AIDS

Pope Francis sends message to Catholic Pre Conference on AIDS

Catholic AIDS Conference, July 2016 Sr Alison Munro The Catholic Pre Conference ahead of the International AIDS Conference in Durban in July heard a message from Pope Francis, read by the apostolic nuncio, Archbishop Peter Wells, encouraging “the Bishops of…

Award for Khanyiselani Project

Award for Khanyiselani Project

   

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…

Message of the Holy Father to the Catholic pre-conference on AIDS – Durban, South Africa

4 July 2016 The Most Rev. Stephen Brislin President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference Archbishop of Cape Town The Holy Father was pleased to learn of the forthcoming Conference of the Southern African Bishops on HIV&AIDS, to be…

Good Shepherd Project in Ba-Phalaborwa, benefits from the SACBC Project

Good Shepherd Project in Ba-Phalaborwa, benefits from the SACBC Project

Good Shepherd Project in Ba-Phalaborwa, Mopani District was one of the projects that benefitted from the SACBC AIDS Office Blanket and Mattress Project. One hundred and fifty seven (157) children in 54 households who had been identified through home visits,…

2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS

2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS

STATEMENT 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS sets world on the Fast-Track to end the epidemic by 2030 World leaders commit to reach three goals and 20 new Fast-Track Targets by 2020, including doubling the number of people…

UNAIDS and PEPFAR announce dramatic reductions in new HIV infections among children

UNAIDS and PEPFAR announce dramatic reductions in new HIV infections among children

PRESS RELEASE     UNAIDS and PEPFAR announce dramatic reductions in new HIV infections among children in the 21 countries most affected by HIV in Africa Concerted global efforts have led to a 60% drop in new infections among children,…

Polokwane Caregivers' Retreat Report

Polokwane Caregivers’ Retreat Report

Sr Bernadette Lamola reports that Polokwane Diocesan Welfare and Development organised a retreat for caregivers led by Sr Thea. Twenty one staff members participated. From her report: “The retreat was beneficial because we reflected on Scripture, and the sermon prepared…

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