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Good progress on AIDS – but funding remains an issue

Good progress on AIDS – but funding remains an issue

By the Rev. Msgr. Robert Vitillo, Cartitas Internationalis Special Adviser on HIV/AIDS, and Ms. Aurorita Mendoza, CI volunteer in Geneva As the days begin to wind down at the 19th International AIDS Conference, we’re hearing the good news – about an HIV-free generation, seeing the end of the epidemic, more and more people now receiving ARV treatment.  ...

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Keeping children HIV-free and keeping their mothers alive

Keeping children HIV-free and keeping their mothers alive

By Msgr. Robert Vitillo, Caritas Internationalis Special Advisor on HIV/AIDS, and Ms. Aurorita Mendoza, Caritas Internationalis Volunteer in Geneva One year following the launch of the Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive, two-thirds of the 22 focus countries are showing good progress towards meeting their ...

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Future of Catholic peacebuilding?

Future of Catholic peacebuilding?

By Patrick Nicholson, Caritas Internationalis Read this letter in French The best kept secret of the Catholic Church it is suggested is its Catholic Social Teaching (CST covers poverty, economics, society and the role of the state). If that’s so, says Gerard Powers of the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute, then Catholic Social Teaching’s ...

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