Frank Guni, the director of the National Zimbabwean Agency for people infected with ANZPV-HIV, confirmed the news but said that for ethical reasons, the identities of the ministers would remain a secret. However, he added that if at least one of the ministers made a public declaration about his illness, it would make a very positive setting for a serious discussion about this disease at a national level.
Zimbabwe is a country where 25% of the adult population is infected with the virus which can develop into AIDS. The country’s administration is considering declaring a status of “national catastrophe”.
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The remarks from the Pope came as "a very strong step towards degradation," "given the rather massive nature of homosexuality" among the Catholic clergy.