HIV/AIDS

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February 14, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] At a Roman Catholic church center near the Kenyan town of Thika, red roses were exchanged among faith leaders on Valentine’s Day as reminder of their call to love and care for people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.

The Christian and...

November 30, 2011

A boy receives medication at Nkosi's Haven, south of Johannesburg, South Africa. Nkosi's Haven provides residential care for destitute HIV-positive mothers and their children, whether HIV-positive or not. Nkosi's Haven is named after Nkosi Johnson, a young AIDS activist...

November 30, 2011

What do tennis champion Roger Federer, entertainer Madonna and Episcopal priest Bill Rankin have in common?

All three have been moved by the plight of the impoverished African nation of Malawi, where more than 50,000 people die each year due to AIDS, and 650,000 children are AIDS orphans...

November 30, 2011

World AIDS Day is this Thursday, December 1. This year, we celebrate the advances in medicine and technology that can end the devastating pandemic. We must press the United States to maintain its support of life-saving programs that work to alleviate the spread of HIV and AIDS so that we can...

November 30, 2011

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has recorded a video message for World AIDS Day in which he talks about the part sexual violence plays in the spread of HIV, calling it "one of the most shameful facts of our day."

Williams recorded the video message during a recent visit to the...

November 29, 2011

In observance of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, Christian leaders are calling for continued support for the nearly 34 million people living with HIV around the world and encouraging renewed education and advocacy efforts to bring an end to the global pandemic.

Episcopal Church Presiding...

November 29, 2011

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] As new HIV/AIDS infections and related deaths decline, Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya discussed how to improve their strategies at a Nov. 23-25 conference in Nairobi titled “Doing More, Doing Better: Towards Zero New Infections.”

It...

November 29, 2011

African churches need to urge governments to do more to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, according to a prominent Ugandan Anglican cleric who was the first religious leader on the continent to declare publicly his HIV-positive status.

"The church is doing something, but if it were enough...

November 28, 2011

As new HIV/AIDS infections and related deaths decline, Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya discussed how to improve their strategies at a Nov. 23-25 conference in Nairobi titled "Doing More, Doing Better: Towards Zero New Infections."

It critically examined faith groups' approaches and...

November 28, 2011

"World AIDS Day is an opportunity for each of us to reflect on God's call to lift up the dignity and value of each person."

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have issued a...

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