Churches Hampered Efforts to Curb HIV Spread in Scotland in 1980s

Sputniknews - July 2016 Churches in the United Kingdom were a stumbling block in British efforts to stop the spread of AIDS in Scotland in the 1980s, classified documents released by the UK National Archives show. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the papers, released on Thursday, the UK Department of Education wanted to include an explanation on how to use condoms in a sex ...

HIV, AIDS patients to benefit from Ahmedabad Diocese Devaria Mission charity project to come up on ‘tithing’

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  Indian Malankara Orthodox Church By Liju Cherian - 1/12/13 AHMEDABAD, Gujarat, India ---Ahmedabad Diocese under Indian Orthodox Metropolitan HG Dr Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios has taken yet another big leap towards development through missionary works. Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church's second centre for rehabilitation of non-HIV children of HIV, Aids affected patients will come up at Devaria village ...

Ethiopians Trade Holy Water for AIDS Drugs

7/3/2012 ENTOTO, Ethiopia—Cast out from her family, Tigist arrived at Ethiopia's Entoto Mountain believing that a spring here welled with holy water that would rid her body of HIV. Joining 4,000 other squatters seeking the same cure, the young woman reluctantly also started taking antiretroviral pills. Gaining strength, she married an HIV-positive man, Melaku, and started a ...

Russian government asks church for help in fighting AIDS

By: Sophia Kishkovsky ENInews 2/12/2011 Moscow – As the number of people suffering from HIV/AIDS continues to grow in Russia, government agencies are turning to the Russian Orthodox Church for help in stemming the epidemic, ministering to its victims, and fighting their stigmatization by society.In the latest example of such cooperation, officials in the Ryazan region, about 120 ...

Gay Gathering Sparks Row Between Ethiopia Church and State

Tadias Voice of America 30/11/2011 Anti-Gay Sentiment Flares in Ethiopia as Addis Ababa Preps for AIDS Conference "A meeting organised by an African gay lobby group ahead of an AIDS conference in Ethiopia has sparked a rare spat between the government and religious groups. Read more at Reuters. (Photo: Ethiopian orphans Endashew (R) and his sister Yeshiwork, who ...

Metropolitan Hilarion opens a conference on the participation of state, public and religious organizations in prevention of AIDS and drug addiction

On 18 October 2011, a conference on the participation of state, public, and religious organizations in prevention of HIV/AIDS and drug addiction opened at the conference hall of “Danilovskiy” hotel complex. The conference will sum up the project called “Supporting initiatives of religious organizations to fight the epidemic of HIV/AIDS and palliative care in the Russian ...

“The political will must be sustained by moral responsability”- His Holiness Aram I

This year, from June 25-27th 2010, leaders from the world’s most powerful countries, the G8/G20 nations, will meet in Canada for their annual summit. These leaders meet every year to agree to make decisions that will affect the worlds’ most vulnerable people and the planet itself. Since 2005, senior faith leaders from across the world have ...