Dr. Timothy Flanigan gives an inspirational presentation titled Providing Hope in the Midst of Despair: A Person Centered Response to AIDS at the 2012 Courage Conference in Mt. St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. He draws heavily on his vast experience as Director of Infectious Diseases at The Miriam and Rhode Island Hospitals as well as at Brown University Medical School. He also draws on his knowledge of theology and Church social teaching that he has gained from his studies to become a deacon for the Diocese of Providence. Listen to this hope filled, informative presentation of a most compassionate response to the AIDS epidemic and the dignified treatment of those who suffer from it. Ave Maria! To Download Audio go to http://airmaria.com?p=29521
It seemed like impossible odds. How could anyone stem the HIV epidemic in the developing world? They said it couldn’t be done — too many impoverished people, too little infrastructure, lack of consistent medical care in remote areas. Learn how Catholic Relief Services and our partners did the impossible. This video explains how it happened and what led to CRS being able to now turn this program over to the strong, local organizations that will continue this life-saving work. For more information about Catholic Relief Services’ work in HIV and AIDS and other programs, visit crs.org.
http://www.romereports.com Vatican analyzes how to help AIDS patients
www.romereports.com Benedict XVI has called for more sensitivity in the way we treat patients, because he says the way we care for the suffering is “the measure of humanity.”