Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Combatting AIDS in Africa: What's Effective and What's Not?

The raucous chorus of liberal voices would have us believe that AIDS is running rampant in Africa because too many Africans are enslaved by the Catholic Church's pronouncements against the use of condoms.

And those would be the same Africans who find it quite easy indeed to reject the Catholic Church's pronouncements against premarital sex, extramarital sex, homosexual sex and the use of mind-altering drugs?

You spot a fly in the ointment here?

Cardinal George Pell writes, "To blame Catholic teaching for the spread of HIV/AIDS requires proof that those following the first essential Christian requirement of living chastely within and before marriage are still dying of AIDS. Pigs will fly before that argument does."

Read more here.