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Black Churches And Hiv Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Times Examines Increasing Involvement of Local Black Churches in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

The Seattle Times on Monday examined how many black churches in the Seattle area are becoming increasingly involved in promoting HIV/AIDS awareness in the black community. Churches initially approached HIV/AIDS "with a flawed theology" that the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Area Black Churches Respond to HIV/AIDS Crisis

Through February, about 30 churches in the Kansas City area will participate in events tied to increasing HIV/AIDS awareness in the African-American community. African Americans make up only about 13 percent of the area's population, but almost half... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: Black Church Confronts HIV, AIDS

In advance of Tuesday's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, retired physician William Burney took his HIV prevention and intervention message to nearly 500 congregants of Tabernacle Baptist Church on Sunday. Tabernacle was the first of seven... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Respose about all those church going ppl (READER RESPONSE TO CHURCH LADY)

Hi Dr. BobI wrote to you some time back just to say what an excellent job!!! I think that your doing. I am not hiv positive nor do I have a question and I'm female. I continue to read you forum because I just find it to be so enlightening and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yours is one of many kind notes of support that have poured into my inbox since I posted the Church Lady rants. Thank you! That they are so adamantly hateful at the thought of two HIV specialist physician and concert pianists, who have been in a... Read more »

Church Lady got you on this one! (CHURCH LADY AND HER BIBLE RULES)

You have listed a large number of things you have done that you count as good. What you have not done is profess a belief in Jesus Christ for your salvation (at least not in your response). Also, if you have put your faith in Jesus Christ to save...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Churchy-Guy,Yikes! You think Church Lady "got me" on her rant??? (See below.) Respectfully I would have to disagree. So God's will is I should abandon the love of my life and a 14-year union and I should wait until marriage to... Read more »

Just came out of the closet...want to go back in FOLLOWUP (RELIGION, COMING OUT, CHURCH LADY RANTS)

You made me feel so much better! And, Yes my parents voted for Palin ugh!! I DIDN'T! Obama all the way! Just for you, today I'm going to wear my "legalize gay" shirt I bought at American Apparel but hadn't had the nerve to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You look like Clooney??? WOW. Hey, maybe that was me tapping you on the shoulder!Just to show you are not alone, I'll post below a few select questions from the archives that deal with coming out, religious wingnuts and sexual orientation.... Read more »

World AIDs epidemic, condoms, Catholic Church

Is it the present position of the Catholic Church to prohibit or discourage the use of condoms in regions of the world such as Africa, Brazil, and the Philippines which are experiencing a very significant increase of HIV infection and AIDS related...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Friend,Thank you for your very thought provoking inquiry. Personally, I have always believed and taught that the Church has an important role in both care for infected and affected individuals as well as a vital role in presenting facts and... Read more »
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1 Million for South Carolina's Black Churches

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
$1 Million for Carolinas Black Churches


October 6, 2006The South Carolina state legislature has approved $1 million to fund church-based HIV prevention efforts, the first such initiative in a U.S. state. The program, dubbed Project FAITH (Fostering... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »

Church Outreach

Posted by Anonymous
Hello all. I attend Grace Community Church and in recognition of World AIDS day on Tues. Dec. 1...Wednesday Dec. 2nd we will have a special message to those with AIDS of hope and comfort. All are welcome , especially those who know of anyone with or... Read more »

Non-support from Churches in USA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My best friend and son died of AIDS, January 25, 1997. It's been five years and still seems like yesterday. I am a Christian, member of one of the largest Baptist church in the south. I am on a crusade, mission, whatever, to get more
churches,... Read more »