Pope’s Solution to AIDS Problem in Africa 18 March 09Posted by Fantastic Four in Religion.
Tags: Pope drops more gems
Pope Benedict XVI , who arrived on Tuesday in Cameroon for his first trip to Africa as pontiff, denounced condom use on the AIDS-ravaged continent, saying there were better ways to combat the disease.
AIDS “is a tragedy that cannot be overcome by money alone, that cannot be overcome through the distribution of condoms, which even aggravates the problems”, the 81-year-old pontiff told reporters on the flight from Rome.
The solution lies in a “spiritual and human awakening” and “friendship for those who suffer”, said Benedict, who will also visit Angola during the weeklong trip.
Arriving in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde, the pope said he was bringing the “Christian message of hope”.
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Just dropping condoms in the the hands of the public of course will not solve the problem, but surely with proper education within the communities it would help.
Seriously, I have run out of adjectives to use for Vatican and its clowns. No matter how many letters of apology I get I am not forgiving anymore… That’s it. One can tolerate ignorance only for so long.