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Lesotho: prelate weighs in on poverty, polygamy, AIDS

Catholic World News - August 05, 2011

In an interview with Aid to the Church in Need, Bishop Augustinus Bane, one of Lesotho’s four bishops, speaks about the challenges of ministering in a nation with widespread poverty, rampant AIDS, and a tradition of polygamy--a practice on the wane.

50% of the southern African nation’s 2.4 million people are Catholic, according to Vatican statistics.

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