Loading comments… Trouble loading? Find your bookmarks in your Independent Minds section, under my profile. Old-fashioned condom dispensers in the loo. Africa in general and Kenya and Uganda in particular have been hard hit by the Aids epidemic, and the Catholic church has faced criticism that its position has contributed to the problem. Comments Share your thoughts and debate the big issues. Green says, the lower number may be more likely. The majority of these pupils are now regularly tested for the virus.
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Catholic Church and HIV/AIDS
Looking at evidence culled from the best of more than 4, studies of HIV-infected individuals sexually active with members of the opposite sex, a recent international Cochrane review concluded that consistent use of condoms may reduce HIV infection by about 80 percent. Deaths of individuals ages 15 to 49 when people are most sexually active more than doubled, the New York Times reported. There are other situations, however, where the threat of death is so serious that the risk must be completely eliminated. In the April 30, , issue of Science , Rand L. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. With Africans - 22 million of whom are infected with HIV - hanging on his every word, that made his statement aboard the plane heading to Cameroon this week all the more significant. Poor African nations, where millions are already starving, can hardly afford such a cost.
Pope Francis was right about condoms and HIV
Week beginning Saturday, February 23rd, Share Flipboard Email. Mobile health teams already screen some pupils for dental, eye and hearing problems. Odds are, every loving parent would deliver an uncompromised message about abstinence. Church services March 2,
Everybody essentially has the best interests of the kids at heart — you just need a respectful dialogue about why this is in their best interest," Shroufi says. Mary Jo Anderson is a Catholic journalist and public speaker. For Cardinal Wuerl, Pope Francis calls Christians to evangelize through marriage Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family presents a special challenge to Condoms have been demonstrated to prevent HIV infection 90 percent of the time. Delete Comment Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Do we sincerely respect their civil liberties, including the right to receive accurate information, the right to make love without fear of AIDS, and the right to live past 30? No ruling on contraception outside marriage, homosexual or heterosexual, has been made, nor has there been any particular reason why the Magisterium should make one.
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