Aids

  • 26 Jul 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.

  • 12 Jul 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.

  • 14 Dec 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.

  • 19 Mar 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.

  • 4 Mar 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.

  • 22 Feb 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.

  • 1 Dec 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.

  • 1 Dec 2008

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

  • 1 Dec 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

  • 27 Nov 2008

    Faith leaders "should shout from the rooftops that AIDS is not a punishment from God but a medical condition which is preventable", the former leader of South Africa's Anglican church, Archbishop Njongo Ndungane, has declared.