Skip to content

Pope Benedict: Making the World Less Safe One Continent at a Time

March 17, 2009

In one of the more appalling pieces of news today, the Pope said that condoms increase the prevalence of HIV/AIDS.  Especially appalling for any resident of DC in light of latest numbers of HIV/AIDS infections in the district (here’s a hint, higher than many African nations).

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — Pope Benedict XVI said condoms are not the answer to the AIDS epidemic in Africa and can make the problem worse, setting off criticism Tuesday as he began a weeklong trip to the continent where some 22 million people are living with HIV…

…On the contrary, [condom distribution] increases the problem.”

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: