AJANews 127 - February 2014

AJAN Lenten reflections 2014: Everyone who loves… knows God - Following the success of the weekly Lenten reflections published on its website ( in 2013, the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) is going to repeat the initiative this year. The 2014 series of Lenten reflections will focus on the theme: Everyone who loves… knows God... Read more

Togo: Dying for want of money - Bernard was a young forty-something widower who lived in Lomé, Togo. His wife died of AIDS more than five years ago, leaving him with their four children. He loved them dearly and worried a lot about their future... Read more

Zimbabwe: Now that we know more about HIV/AIDS... - Kingsley Chikwendu Madubuike SJ, a young Jesuit studying at the Arrupe College of Philosophy in Harare, shares some thoughts about AIDS following an AJAN workshop held there on 6 January 2014. His reflections are not his alone but also of fellow Jesuit students at Arrupe... Read more

Southern Africa: New Book about Catholic responses to AIDS - A new book has been published about the way the Catholic Church has dealt with AIDS over the past 30 years... Read more

Kenya: Nyumbani lab gets ISO certification - The Nyumbani Diagnostic Laboratory has received ISO certification that confers international recognition for the standards of its quality services offered to people with HIV... Read more