HIV/AIDS

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December 10, 2002

During a reception on December's World AIDS Day, Secretary of State Colin Powell urged ambassadors from 86 nations to promote awareness and to make combating the disease a worldwide priority.

'In the global fight against AIDS every nation, large or small, developed or developing, must...

November 5, 2002

Episcopalians and Lutherans concerned about HIV/AIDS met in Austin, Texas, October 11-12 for 'New Directions 2002,' a joint conference of the National Episcopal AIDS Coalition (NEAC) and the Lutheran AIDS Network (LANet).

Featured speaker for the gathering was Dr. Joseph O'Neill, newly...

October 21, 2002

The Honorable Colin L. Powell Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520

The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary of Health and Human Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201

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October 15, 2002

Dr. Condoleezza Rice Assistant to the Presidentfor National Security AffairsThe White HouseWashington, D.C. 20504

Dear Dr. Rice:

We urge you to support advocacy by the United States of deeper debt cancellation for impoverished countries than has resulted to date from the...

October 1, 2002

'The AIDS pandemic is still in its infancy,' warned Stephen Lewis, special envoy for the secretary general of the United Nations in Africa, in a speech at the Cleveland meeting of the House of Bishops on October 1. 'And it could spread rapidly to other places on the globe.'

Describing...

September 16, 2002

Dr. Joseph O'Neill, who was appointed director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy in July, will speak at a conference sponsored by the National Episcopal AIDS Coalition October 11-12 in Austin, Texas.

O'Neill is responsible for guiding national health policy on care,...

September 13, 2002

Dear Friends in Christ,

More than twenty years ago we proclaimed that “Our Church Has AIDS” in recognition of the reality that when any part of the Body of Christ is afflicted, the entire Body is afflicted. Twenty-two years later, HIV/AIDS is still very much...

September 4, 2002

Recommitting themselves to the vision 'of a generation without AIDS,' the AIDS Board of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) met August 19-22 to follow up on last year's first All Africa Anglican Conference on HIV/AIDS in Boksburg, South Africa.

'Our Church is a community...

June 18, 2002

African religious leaders, meeting in Nairobi at the first African Religious Leaders Assembly on HIV/AIDS and Children June 10-12, adopted a progressive declaration mobilizing action to end stigma and expand programs to protect children affected by AIDS, but couldn't agree on the use of condoms...

June 18, 2002

In a blunt message to a gathering of 120 African religious leaders in Nairobi to discuss the church's role in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Stephen Lewis of the United Nations said that the 'voice of religion has been curiously muted.' He challenged the African leaders to 'seize the...

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