The heart of a university’s business is knowledge. Its teaching and research functions are both essentially concerned with knowledge. Its ability to serve
society is based ultimately on its knowledge. Society invests heavily in its universities so that they may accumulate knowledge, transmit it through teaching and training, develop, elaborate and
evaluate it through study, expand and generate it through research, disseminate and spread it through publications and conferences, promote its utilization through engagement with institutions and
individuals within and outside the university world. Although the emphasis may vary from one university to another, each of these knowledge-oriented endeavours is found in every university worthy of the
name.

The presence of HIV/AIDS in a society does not change this mandate. However, the imperious demands of such a pernicious disease necessitate that a university
in a society affected by AIDS recognize that HIV/AIDS adds specific qualifications to its mandate. It is frequently stated that in a world with AIDS it can no longer be business as usual. Similarly, in
a university that serves a society with AIDS it can no longer be university business as usual. The HIV/AIDS dimension must enter into every facet of the university’s business, especially its core


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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. 1:3).

We, Cardinals, Archbishops and Bishops of Africa and Madagascar greet
you in faith and with warm affection. Gathered in the 13th
Plenary Assembly of our Bishops Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM),
we have taken up the AIDS pandemic and its horrible consequences. In
doing so we have been very close to you, our dear brothers and sisters
who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and also to you who have been
moved to join in the fight against the scourge of AIDS.

I. We are in solidarity.

 

 

“For just as the body is one, and has many members, and all the
members of the body, though many are one body, so it is with Christ”
(
1 Cor. 12:12).

 

This eloquent image expresses well the solidarity that we feel
towards all who suffer, but especially towards you our Christian
brothers and sisters, who are one single body, with millions who
make up the communities of Africa and Madagascar. It is on


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Guide to humanitarian & development efforts of InterAction member agencies in DR-Congo - Angola | ReliefWeb

We must speak out, speak very loud, raise our voice to break the silence, this taboo that prevents an honest discussion on AIDS. Silence prevents us from seeing, from looking squarely at this
tragedy that is destroying our societies.

December 1st, World AIDS Day, was for the agencies that are working to stop the pandemic an occasion to raise awareness of the damage that AIDS
continues to inflict. In Kisangani, the commemoration began in the evening of November 30 with a conference organized by the Fondation Femmes Plus and sponsored by UNICEF, OMS and other
international agencies. It was to be followed the next day by a motorcade. In fact, the conference was limited to city officials and the UN Mission in the Congo. We of the Christ-Roi (Christ the King)
Parish had not received an invitation. Although we had registered to participate in the celebration, we were left waiting for an invitation that never arrived.

On Thursday, November 28, we met with the
youth leaders to see how we would celebrate the event.

What to do? We figured it out. We would organize visits to our HIV+ brothers and sisters at the university clinics and …


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Real Casino Chips vs Fakes: Counterfeiting is Hard - JackpotfinderDo you want to start playing at the casino site? Are you worried about any fake website? Many people don’t know how they can differentiate between real and fake casino sites. It is because the fixed eyes look similar to the real casinos.

 

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At their annual meeting twenty-four representatives of Jesuit mission offices
and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Europe expressed their full and
continuing support for Africa. They will give special attention to projects
with AIDS/HIV people and with refugees
.

Since a few years Africa and China are the two regional priorities
proposed by Rev Fr Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, Superior General of the Society of
Jesus. At the annual meeting in Drongen, Belgium, 1-3 October 2004, the
representatives of Jesuit mission offices and NGOs in Europe focused their
information sessions and discussions on Africa. They were introduced by
Ambassador Jan Mutton, Belgium’s Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region, and Fr
Jean Ilboudo, assistant for Africa at the General Curia in Rome. At present
there are some 1,460 Jesuits in Africa.

Fr Lluis Magriñà, International Director of the
Jesuit Refugee Service, recalled how Jesuits for almost twenty years are
working with refugees and displaced people in Africa. Fr Michael Czerny
presented a quite new kind of Jesuit apostolate initiated over two years ago by
the Jesuit Conference of African Provincials, the African Jesuits AIDS Network (AJAN).
\”This network came into existence because Jesuits in Africa and Madagascar felt
the need to respond


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HIV and AIDS in East and Southern Africa regional overview | Avert
Chipo is worried about her eldest daughter, Tatenda, whom she
believes is being sexually molested by her husband, Shamhu. Tatenda
is 12 years old and is beginning to show signs of a Sexually
Transmitted Disease (STD). Chipo is even more worried as she
believes that her husband has HIV, the infection that will cause
AIDS.

What
can she do? If she reports the matter to the police and her husband
is arrested, tried and imprisoned, how is she and Tatenda and the
other four younger children going to be able to live without
Shamhu’s wages? If she reports the matter to Shamhu’s family they
will not believe her, even if they know that she is telling the
truth, as they will not want the stigma that goes with AIDS.
If she persists in wanting the family to take action they are likely
to keep her children and send her back to her own family who, in
turn, will not want the shame of a returned daughter in these
circumstances.

Her
own family would probably reject her and then she would be out on
the streets with no resources and might have to turn to prostitution
for a living.  She knows


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Asia Journalist Association | ajanews.asiaBlessed Anuarite Nengapeta is a young Sister of the Holy Family d’Isiro-Wamba
and a midwife who was murdered resisting the sexual demands of a rebel leader in
the Congo in 1964. St Aloysius Gonzaga is a young Jesuit who selflessly gave his
life caring for victims of the deadly plague in Rome in 1591. We entrust the
African Jesuit AIDS Network to their prayer and protection.


TO ERADICATE STIGMA

“Stigma challenges the Church in Africa today,” declared the Coordinator of
the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN), Father Michael Czerny SJ, to the
Catholic agency DIA (African Documentation and Information) during his visit of
20-27 October 2004 to Kinshasa, Kimwenza and Kisantu in the D.R. Congo.

The Canadian Jesuit defines stigma in these terms: “Jesus teaches us that each
man, each woman is my neighbour. Stigma is any way of excluding the other from
the family, from the community and the parish, from society because of HIV
infection.” Father Czerny recalls one of his visits to a support group. A young
woman who was infected with AIDS told him, “As soon as I told my father the
news, I was thrown out.” Fr. Michael gave the example of a husband who …


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Meet our new Uganda country director and Geneva representative - JRSOn 8 September 1989, the Catholic Bishops of Uganda issued a message, “The AIDS Epidemic,” which outlined a two-fold Christian response: changing one’s behaviour in the light of God’s Law,
and reaching out to the people with AIDS, the bereaved and the orphaned.

In 1992, Fr. Edouard Trudeau originally from the French Canada Province (GLC) set up the Jesuit Solidarity fund, and
his co-workers in this endeavour have been Frs. Eugene Hattie originally from the Wisconsin Province (WIS) and John Legge of the Upper Canada Province (CSU). As AIDS was causing numerous deaths among
young adults, the Solidarity Fund, based at Xavier House on Nsambya Hill in Kampala, began helping some of the numerous orphans. Each year the Fund is helping about fifty ‘households’ typically headed by
a widow or a grandmother and including an average of five children. The Solidarity Fund provides for rent, food and school fees for primary, secondary and occasionally even professional school. Some of
those helped are now graduating: one in nursing, another in medicine, a science teacher and an agronomist. Contact Edouard Trudeau SJ xavier@africaonline.co.ug.

Planning in West African Province

Action against AIDS should be taken up as a real priority in the Province, …


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Jesuits in Africa and Madagascar Decry Shift in Attention from HIV and AIDS

AJAN was launched or baptised on 10 December at Lomé, Togo, and the Jesuit witnesses included Antoine Bérilengar SJ (Ndjaména), Xavier Bugeme SJ (Lubumbashi), Boniface Tonye SJ (Yaoundé),
Joachim Zoundi SJ (Douala), Étienne Trialle SJ (Nairobi) the chaplain of IMCS – Pax Romana Africa, and Agide Galli SJ, the local superior in Lomé, who spoke in the name of the Provincial. Here are
excerpts from the four Jesuit speeches:

The West African Provincial, Jean-Roger Pascal Ndombi SJ, underlined the collaboration amongst the three different institutions represented and
explained the significance of 10 December:

“I am very happy to welcome all three together – you dear Catholic University students of the International Movement of Catholic Students (IMCS)
who must attack the AIDS challenge head-on if Africa is to have a future; the important international Agency UNAIDS which must co-ordinate the best efforts; and the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN)
which today is publicly launched among you. This collaboration is a most hopeful sign, a pledge of our seriousness, a promise of fruitfulness. The West African Province is ready to join you in learning
about AIDS and in taking up the battle as best we can, but you see how much we …


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Conceptual framework of the review on HIV/AIDS-related problems and... | Download Scientific Diagram

The heart of a university’s business is knowledge. Its teaching and research functions are both essentially concerned with knowledge. Its ability to serve
society is based ultimately on its knowledge. Society invests heavily in its universities so that they may accumulate knowledge, transmit it through teaching and training, develop, elaborate and
evaluate it through study, expand and generate it through research, disseminate and spread it through publications and conferences, promote its utilization through engagement with institutions and
individuals within and outside the university world. Although the emphasis may vary from one university to another, each of these knowledge-oriented endeavours is found in every university worthy of the
name.

The presence of HIV/AIDS in a society does not change this mandate. However, the imperious demands of such a pernicious disease necessitate that a university
in a society affected by AIDS recognize that HIV/AIDS adds specific qualifications to its mandate. It is frequently stated that in a world with AIDS it can no longer be business as usual. Similarly, in
a university that serves a society with AIDS it can no longer be university business as usual. The HIV/AIDS dimension must enter into every facet of the university’s business, especially its core


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