TITLE

Vatican says condoms don't work

AUTHOR(S)
Wockner, Rex
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Gay & Lesbian Times;10/23/2003, Issue 826, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the declaration made by a Vatican official stressing the ineffectiveness of condoms in preventing HIV transmission. Allegations by the World Health Organization and AIDS educators that the Vatican is confused; Emphasis on the teachings of the Catholic Church about sex, pregnancy and the use of condoms; Prevalence of AIDS.
ACCESSION #
11336960

 

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