Tag: AIDS

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    The rate of HIV infections in America is rising for young gay men. Groups like the Chicago-based Night Ministry are meeting them where they are, offering free testing right out of a van on the street. “Churches have been powerful communities of support for people living with HIV,” says Matt Richards of the University of Chicago Medicine‚Äôs community programs. “On the other hand, churches have often been a primary driver of really shaming, stigmatizing, inaccurate messages about HIV.” More

    May 16, 2014 | Comments

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    “Do you want to reconstitute immune systems or do you want to reconstitute lives?” asks Dr. Joseph Mamlin, who runs a clinic in Kenya that now serves over 60,000 patients. “We’ve decided to go after lives.” More

    December 5, 2008 | Comments

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    In Malawi, one out of every four children dies before reaching the age of five. Famine is chronic, and AIDS has left tens of thousands of orphans, often in the care of struggling grandparents.

    July 25, 2008 | Comments

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    Thailand's Prabhat Namphu Buddhist monastery is an unlikely combination of two things: AIDS hospice and tourist attraction. Amid a display of cadavers, visitors -- including many school kids -- observe what HIV does to the human body.

    March 30, 2007 | Comments

  • Read more of Kim Lawton’s August 11, 2006 interview in Toronto with Rick and Kay Warren:
    KIM LAWTON: We’re here for the International AIDS Conference. Let me start with Kay. Why has this issue become such a passion for you?
    KAY WARREN: … More

    September 1, 2006 | Comments

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    Father Joe Maier is a Catholic priest who, over 30 years, has set up schools that have educated thousands of poor Thai children in the slums of Bangkok. In the process, he has skirmished with all kinds of people from drug dealers to church hierarchy. More

    June 4, 2004 | Comments

  • aids-african-american-church-featured-img

    Should a pastor offer people any counseling on sex other than to maintain abstinence outside of marriage? Does saying anything about safe sex seem to condone behavior the Bible forbids? It’s a real issue in the deep South, especially in black churches, and especially regarding women. More

    January 11, 2002 | Comments