HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

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May 22, 2014

A woman working in the pharmacy at Siempre Unidos in San Pedro Sula dispenses medications to a transgender woman. Photo: Lynette Wilson/ENS

[Episcopal News Service – San Pedro Sula, Honduras] Some years ago a woman came to the Rev. Pascual P. Torres and said, “I...

November 30, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have issued a joint statement for World AIDS Day 2012.

The text of the statement follows...

November 30, 2012

[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury has recorded a video message for World AIDS Day (1st December 2012) in which he highlights that ‘nearly 2 million women, every year, die as a result of this condition’, a fact which underlines that the ‘HIV/AIDS challenge is about women’s...

November 28, 2012

The Rev. Albert Ogle and Maxensia.

[Episcopal News Service] Maxensia, a Ugandan woman living with HIV, relays the story about how her husband became sick and did not tell her he had HIV. He died of AIDS in 1999 and his family wrongly blamed her for the infection and tried to confiscate...

November 12, 2012

[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has paid tribute to Reverend Canon Dr Gideon Byamugisha, for his pioneering work helping African communities to overcome the suffering of HIV and AIDS.

In a ceremony at Lambeth Palace today, Archbishop Rowan...

July 24, 2012

This week, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joined with Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and activists around the United States to proudly welcome 20,000 practitioners, policymakers, advocates, and community leaders to Washington, D.C....

July 20, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Faith in the face of discrimination and disease can be difficult, but for more than 750 activists who have arrived in Washington, D.C., ahead of the July 22-27 International AIDS Conference to take part in an interfaith pre-conference, it is also indispensable...

July 20, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joined Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in presenting the following joint statement on the 2012 International AIDS Conference meeting...

July 20, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Religion and faith-based groups play a very important role in many poor countries–especially in sub-Saharan Africa–in the fight to stem the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, senior United Nations health officials said on 18 July.

In countries such as...

March 1, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Geneva] Senior U.N. officials, business leaders, and development experts on Feb. 29 praised faith groups’ support of global efforts to fight HIV/AIDS and hunger but also stressed their continued support was vital in confronting daunting challenges ahead.

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