Mexico: Jesuits at the international AIDS meeting

Three African Jesuits – Groum Tesfaye SJ (Ethiopia), Paterne Mombé SJ (Togo) and Séverin Mukoko SJ (DRC) – represented the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) at the Ecumenical Pre-Conference and the XVII International AIDS Conference held in Mexico City from 31 July to 8 August. The first meeting gathered some 480 representatives of faith-based organizations and the second drew more than 20,000 participants.