HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

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March 12, 2009

The voices of Anglican women and their stories echoed through the just-concluded 53rd annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

"Everybody knows that Anglican women are here," said Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagaloa-Leota of Samoa during a March 12...

March 3, 2009

What is foreign assistance and how does it work? Foreign assistance, also called foreign aid, is money provided by the United States to other countries for a variety of purposes, some strategic, some humanitarian. Fighting poverty and disease, and promoting economic development and growth, are...

February 20, 2009

The Rev. Canon Gideon Byamugisha, a Ugandan Anglican priest who became the first known African cleric to declare publicly he was HIV-positive, breaking stigma-induced silence that often hampers combating the illness, has been awarded the Niwano Peace Prize.

The award is often seen as akin...

December 1, 2008

Some Christian and Muslim leaders in Africa have admitted that their actions to combat HIV and AIDS have not in all cases been sufficient to match the scale of the challenge.

 

"We have not always risen to the occasion to encourage our congregations to go for testing. We have been...

December 1, 2008

In a letter for World AIDS Day 2008, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori encourages Episcopalians "to remember, pray, and work together to alleviate the suffering inflicted" by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and "to advocate for strong U.S. responses ... by signing up for the Episcopal Public...

December 1, 2008

In a letter for World AIDS Day 2008, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori encourages Episcopalians "to remember, pray, and work together to alleviate the suffering inflicted" by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and "to advocate for strong U.S. responses ... by signing up for the Episcopal Public...

November 25, 2008

Faith leaders "should shout from the rooftops that AIDS is not a punishment from God but a medical condition which is preventable," Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, former primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, has told the World Aids Campaign. Ndungane was speaking in an interview...

October 21, 2008

This month, in recognition of National AIDS Awareness Month, we mourn the loss of 565,927 lives due to such a terrible disease and remind all Americans that the domestic AIDS crisis continues. The U.S. is mired in an urgent health care crisis as efforts in funding, prevention, and monitoring of...

September 29, 2008

Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for October 5 will feature a report on the Episcopal/Anglican response to the United Nations "high-level event" in support of the Millennium Development Goals. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Archbishop of York John Sentamu led a service of...

September 25, 2008

This week in New York, leaders from all sectors - faith, civil society, and heads of state or government - have recommitted themselves to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. As the 110th Congress finishes and preparations are underway for the 111th and a new Administration, we are...

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