• November 22, 2010

    Catholic development agency Progressio has welcomed the Pope’s comments that using condoms might be justified in some circumstances to prevent AIDS.

  • July 26, 2010

    The experience of African women theologians has been a crucial element in helping faith communities respond to the challenge of HIV and AIDS in Africa, says the coordinator of an ecumenical network on the pandemic on the continent. Stephen Brown writes on the challenge from the recent the International AIDS Conference.

  • July 12, 2010

    Britain's last remaining mission hospital - where the UK's first AIDS victims were cared for and where Princess Diana famously shook hands with a patient at the height of the frenzy of fear around the illness, is to be knocked down.

  • December 14, 2009

    When London Mayor Boris Johnson joined in a carol service last week at the ultra-conservative church Jesus House, he could be sure of one thing: that whatever the reaction, the media would not give him nearly as hard a time as if he had associated himself with a group of fundamentalist Muslims.

  • March 19, 2009

    The Vatican has amended comments made about condoms by the Pope, but the change in tone is unlikely to stem critics who say his anti-contraception stance is damaging the fight against HIV-AIDS.

  • March 4, 2009

    Gideon B Byamugisha says he is humbled to have been named as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Niwano Peace Prize - the Nobel Peace Prize of faith communities.

  • February 22, 2009

    Gideon Byamugisha, a Ugandan who became the first known African cleric to declare publicly he was HIV-positive, breaking stigma-induced silence on the illness, has been awarded the Niwano Peace Prize.

  • December 1, 2008

    Governments, donors and the international community must do more to ensure that every HIV positive pregnant woman has access to high quality Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) services.

  • December 1, 2008

    Christian aid agency Tearfund has launched an appeal to ensure people living with HIV are able to access vital antiretroviral (ARV) medication.

  • December 1, 2008

    Thousands of people with HIV and AIDS are being forced further into misery in Zimbabwe, as drastic food shortages and spiralling prices make it difficult to follow antiretroviral treatment regimes