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Bishop Pie Ntukamazina ordaining a pastor.
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News In Brief
EAB PRESS 051006-5
October 6, 2005

[EAB Press - Burundi] 

** Since the announcement that primary education would be free from September, the number of children registering around the country has doubled or tripled. Classrooms are needed urgently as well as other resources and supplies.

** At the end of August Gitega diocese celebrated the completion of the rehabilitation of part of the Lycée of Buhiga.

** Bujumbura’s Baho project has supplied 337 children with exercise books, pens and geometry sets for this academic year. Many of them are orphans either because of the war or AIDS. Some are survivors of the massacre at Gatumba.

** Two pastors and 35 deacons have just been ordained in Bujumbura diocese by Bishop Pie Ntukamazina, and 632 candidates confirmed.

** Mathias Nkurunziza recently visited the HIV/AIDS associations in the dioceses and found their work to support those with, or affected by, the disease was beginning to develop.