Frido Pfleuger SJ, regional director of JRS in Eastern Africa, describes his impressions of the situation in the Dollo Ado refugee camps in south-east Ethiopia and how JRS is getting involved.
A recent call from leading scientists for a month-long sexual abstinence in Southern Africa to help prevent the spread of HIV might seem to have echoes of what the Church has said about tackling AIDS; but the Church and the scientific establishment aren’t quite on the same page, argues Peter Knox SJ. Why has the ‘ABC’ campaign employed by various governments to reduce new infections had limited success, and how can the Church help to promote a different, value-based strategy?
Marcel Uwineza SJ asks if the task of reconciliation for the Church in Africa might become clearer in light of the work of philosopher Gabriel Marcel.
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