HIV/AIDS

Articles

June 17, 2008

Over the past five years, the United States response to HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis has been its single-most effective foreign-aid program focused on fighting the roots of global poverty. The $15 billion dollar commitment proposed by President Bush and passed by Congress in 2003 has saved...

June 16, 2008

More than two months ago, the House passed groundbreaking legislation – the Global AIDS Act -- to renew our nation's commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis around the world. The bill commits an unprecedented $50 billion to the fight against these deadly pandemics, which...

June 10, 2008

Pentecost Membership Drive and Contest Continues The Pentecost Membership Drive is now in full swing! Many of you have successfully recruited members and many more have been putting the word out about the EPPN. Need ideas on how to tell people about the EPPN? Check out: 5 Easy Ways to Share the...

May 29, 2008

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has announced plans to mount an unprecedented mass walk of bishops and other faith leaders through central London during the forthcoming Lambeth Conference to demonstrate the Anglican Communion's determination to help end extreme poverty across...

May 21, 2008

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a man known for speaking out about injustices from whatever side they come, and for his charismatic preaching peppered with heart-wrenching anecdotes. However, when he visited the United Nations in Geneva on May 20, he stressed the link between "faith and health."...

April 27, 2008

Sister Jane Mankaa was 16 when she joined the Sisters of Emmanuel, a contemplative order in her native Cameroon. But something was missing.

"I've always found some emptiness in my heart," she recalls. "I knew I had to do something, but I didn't know exactly [what]."

The answer...

April 25, 2008

The Rev. Gideon Byamugisha, a Ugandan Anglican priest who became the first known African cleric to declare publicly he was HIV-positive, says his conviction has grown that the world can be free of AIDS by 2025 if obstacles, such as inaction and denial, are tackled.

"I am even more...

April 2, 2008

Dear Members of the House of Representatives:As Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, I write to offer our Church’s strong endorsement of the U.S. Global HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act passed by the Foreign Affairs Committee and awaiting House floor consideration. The committee-...

April 2, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori sent a letter to the House of Representatives on April 2 calling for passage of the U.S. Global HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act, which has been approved by the Foreign Affairs Committee and is awaiting consideration by the full...

February 10, 2008

Last Spring, three members of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Chester, Vermont -- Susanna Grannis, Belinda Whipple-Worth and I -- traveled to South Africa and Rwanda. We are all board members of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (CHABHA), and we visited the orphan-support projects the organization...

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