Thursday, October 9

Vatican: condoms don't stop Aids

Yikes! Just when you thought that crazy Catholic church had cleaned up its act it starts being even more irresponsible. This would be funny if they weren't effectively murdering people by saying it. huh. Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Vatican: condoms don't stop Aids: "Vatican: condoms don't stop Aids

Steve Bradshaw
Thursday October 9, 2003
The Guardian

The Catholic Church is telling people in countries stricken by Aids not to use condoms because they have tiny holes in them through which the HIV virus can pass - potentially exposing thousands of people to risk.
The church is making the claims across four continents despite a widespread scientific consensus that condoms are impermeable to the HIV virus.
A senior Vatican spokesman backs the claims about permeable condoms, despite assurances by the World Health Organisation that they are untrue. "

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