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Lesotho: prelate weighs in on poverty, polygamy, AIDS

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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