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Says Advances in Treatment Should Be Matched to Promote Dignity of Those Affected by Virus
Advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS “give witness to the possibilities for beneficial outcome when all sectors of society unite in common purpose.” This was the sentimentexpressed by Pope Francis to the 6,000 participants of the International AIDS Society’s 8th Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Pr...read more
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The #IceBucketChallenge has been filling Facebook feeds for days now, but as more Catholics take the challenge, some of the funds raised are being directed toward research centers committed …read more
The Catholic Church in Nigeria has criticised new health legislation, saying some sections of the bill were defective and unfavourable to human life. Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of …read more
A Spanish missionary has died from the Ebola virus after being the third person to receive experimental treatment for the disease. Father Miguel Pajares, 75, of the Hospitaller Order of St. …read more
Polish bishops have responded after strong opposition to staff in the medical profession who have signed a pro-life Declaration of Faith. The declaration recognizes “the primacy of God’s laws …read more
The Hospitaller Order of St. John of God announced that on Saturday morning, August 9, Sister Pascaline Chantal died of the ebola virus, according to the Fides agency. Sister Chantal of the …read more