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Letters from Overseas: HIV/AIDS. garbage disposal, and other matters

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article32803
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Spring
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Spring
Volume
12
Issue
2
Page
23
Notes
The author, a librarian and Volunteer in Mission from the diocese of Montreal, is working at Newton Theological College, in Papua New Guinea. She describes a powerful speaker at the College. "Fr. Nicholas (Anglican priest) from Zimbabwe, who was doing a training workshop on AIDS/HIV. This man is training church people and teachers by telling them about the Zimbabwean experience: how the church shut its eyes and ears to the virus, refused to talk about the sexual connection, refused to endorse the use of condoms and now is reaping the awful harvest of those decisions". She also describes how garbage disposal is handled at the College and the concern that the College has polluted a local water source. She will soon start teaching an advanced English course for the wives of students.
Subjects
Wheeler, Jennifer
Volunteers in Mission - Anglican Church of Canada
Newton Theological College (Popondetta, Papua New Guinea)
Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea. Diocese of Port Moresby
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Zimbabwe
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Central Africa
Refuse and refusal disposal - Papua New Guinea
Ecology - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
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Letters from Overseas: Safe arrivals

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article32063
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Winter
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Winter
Volume
12
Issue
1
Page
24
Notes
The author, a librarian and Volunteer in Mission from the diocese of Montreal, is working at Newton Theological College, in Papua New Guinea. In this article she describes her travel to the Papua New Guinea, initial stay with Bishop Peter Fox of Port Moresby and first impressions of the college. In Port Moresby she visited Anglicare, "a wonderful AIDS project", "where non-judgmental assessment and counseling if given, and which is involved in intense education work around the issue of AIDS.
Subjects
Wheeler, Jennifer
Volunteers in Mission - Anglican Church of Canada
Newton Theological College (Popondetta, Papua New Guinea)
Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea. Diocese of Port Moresby
Church work with AIDS patients - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
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