HIV/AIDS

Articles

May 14, 2002

Lutheran church leaders in Africa have publicly acknowledged the serious shortcomings in the response of their churches to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

At a recent meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, they condemned the role played by the church in stigmatizing and discriminating against those who are...

April 25, 2002

Member U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515

Dear Member of Congress:

As organizations working to address the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, we are writing to encourage you to support efforts made to significantly increase funding for global HIV/AIDS programs in the FY...

January 16, 2002

The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice has announced the February 16 launch of a church-based HIV/AIDS initiative in South Africa in conjunction with local churches and Jewish groups. Anglican Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, primate of the Church in the Province of Southern Africa,...

October 1, 2001

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ:

After 20 years of living with HIV/AIDS, we as members of the Body of Christ continue to face the challenge of this life-destroying disease in our congregations, our communities, and the world. Estimates prepared for the United Nations General...

September 30, 2001

October 1st, 2001

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ:

After 20 years of living with HIV/AIDS, we as members of the Body of Christ continue to face the challenge of this life-destroying disease in our congregations, our communities, and the world.

Estimates prepared for the...

July 1, 1999

Dear friends in Christ:

Informed by new trends in the HIV/AIDS pandemic by the Executive Council's committee on HIV/AIDS, I am moved to invite our congregations to a time of reflection and observance about this continuing malady amongst us.

We can give thanks for the encouraging...

December 21, 1998

A high-level conference of leaders from America's faith communities and the medical profession met recently in Atlanta and issued a warning that the AIDS epidemic is far from over-and a plea that religious groups get involved in overcoming the stigma that interferes with healing.

In...

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