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October 18, 2003

Amazingly Out Of Touch

Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Vatican: condoms don’t stop Aids

“The Catholic Church is telling people in countries stricken by Aids not to use condoms because they have tiny holes in them through which HIV can pass - potentially exposing thousands of people to risk.”

I simply can not fathom the logic and reasoning behind this, and the many things quotes by a Vatican spokesman in the article. The Vatican needs to have their collective heads removed from their collective a—‘s. When I was in Mombasa, AIDS was a major issue with 24.3% of the adult population infected–and Mombasa did not have the dubious honor of having the highest infection rate in Kenya at that time. That was all 7 years ago now; I hope those numbers have gone down, but I’m pretty sure they haven’t. It’s simply amazing that the Vatican would not only take this attitude, but actively pursue it in the field. Simply amazing and amazingly tragic.

Listening to: B - King - Live At The Apollo - 10 - Peace To The World - B
Posted by Eric at October 18, 2003 10:06 AM | TrackBack
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