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Terrence Higgins Trust to raise awareness of HIV among African faith groups in UK

Terrence Higgins Trust, the UK’s largest HIV and sexual health charity is launching a project to provide African faith leaders with the skills and knowledge to support people living with HIV in their communities.

Published
09 September 2014
From
Afro News
Papua New Guinean revivalist churches push dangerous campaign for 'faith-healing' of AIDS

Revivalist churches in Papua New Guinea are promoting prayer as a substitute for medication to those with HIV, according to human rights groups.

Published
24 July 2014
From
ABC News
Pope Francis: AIDS must be fought with “sexual responsibility”

Pope Francis urged Tanzania’s bishops today to educate people “in the area of sexual responsibility and chastity” also to help prevent AIDS. The Pope’s appeal went out to those working in the healthcare apostolate who “care for those suffering from HIV/AIDS” and to “all who strive diligently to educate people in the area of sexual responsibility and chastity.”

Published
09 April 2014
From
La Stampa
Pentecostal pastors in Africa push prayer, not drugs, for people with HIV

At prayer healing services in some Pentecostal churches in Nairobi, pastors invite people infected with HIV to come forward for a public healing, after which they burn the person’s anti-retroviral medications and declare the person cured.

Published
09 December 2013
From
Religion News Service
Indonesian Conservatives All Riled Up Over Condoms

A backlash against a government campaign to emphasize the importance of condoms as part of an HIV/AIDS awareness program could hurt efforts to curb new infections in the country, campaigners have warned.

Published
04 December 2013
From
Jakarta Globe
God intervened in HIV cure of baby, Hannah Gay believes

The continued good health of a Mississippi baby born with HIV causes Hannah Gay, the HIV specialist who treats the child, to speak of divine intervention. "When I treated this baby I was not even thinking of curing the baby," she said. "That was the furthest thing from my mind. I was simply trying to prevent infection and I failed at what I was trying to do. However, my failure in God's hands turned into a miracle. And it was God that cured the baby and I just happened to be standing close by at the time."

Published
19 November 2013
From
Baptist Press
Church attendance associated with late HIV diagnosis among US MSM

Church attendance is associated with late HIV diagnosis among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to US research published in the online edition of Clinical

Published
18 November 2013
By
Michael Carter
South Africa: HIV/Aids holy water cure put to the test

The Treatment Action Campaign wants the so-called 'holy water' to go under the microscope. Rebirth Family Church's Bishop Hamilton Nala claims he can cure HIV with water that he sells for at least R10. Five of his followers have come forward claiming the remedy works, but activists are now calling for clinical tests.

Published
06 November 2013
From
eNCA
Pope Says Church Is ‘Obsessed’ With Gays, Abortion and Birth Control

Six months into his papacy, Pope Francis sent shock waves through the Roman Catholic church on Thursday with the publication of his remarks that the church had grown “obsessed” with abortion, gay marriage and contraception, and that he had chosen not to talk about those issues despite recriminations from critics.

Published
20 September 2013
From
New York Times
Pat Robertson Loses Fight to Keep 'Gay AIDS Ring' Video Off The Internet

You Tube has restored a video in which Pat Robertson, the founder of Christian Broadcasting Network and host of its flagship show the 700 Club, states that gay men wear special rings that cut the hands of people they meet in order to infect them with HIV/AIDS. The episode has revealed the lengths CBN will go to hide and censor the statements made by its own leader.

Published
16 September 2013
From
Right Wing Watch
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