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is this true or not
Jan 22, 2014

aids is the modern leprosy

Response from Rev. Brown

Dear friend: Actually AIDS is not a modern day leprosy as both have different affects, and leprosy was not able to be managed at all. More importantly Leprosy was not a result of drug usage or unprotected sex. Also Leprosy was viewed as a punishment from God in the biblical times, where HIV/AIDS is not a punishment from God. The truth is that we get this term that AIDS is a modern day leprosy from symbolism that is used in the faith community to deal with the issues of stigma that surrounds HIV. Pray this helps, and God bless you.

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