Churches may have role in HIV prevention in black community
- CROSS PURPOSES? Scruggs, Afi-Odelia E. // Essence (Essence);Oct2001, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p84
Focuses on the efforts of several Afro-American churches to fighting against the spread of the AIDS epidemic among Afro-Americans. Concerns of several people on the moral conflict that would result from the involvement of churches in AIDS education and prevention; Differences in the messages...
- Black Ministers Address AIDS in New Jersey. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/5/2011, p915
The article offers information on the New Jersey African American churches ministers' meeting on HIV/AIDS epidemic to be held at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark on March 8, 2011.
- Calling On Black Churches To Set Up War On AIDS. Weatherford, Ronald J. // New York Amsterdam News;12/10/98, Vol. 89 Issue 50, p41
Focuses on Afro-American churches' reluctance to lead the fight against AIDS. Estimated number of Afro-Americans infected with HIV; New York-based Balm in Gilead's sponsorship of an annual prayer vigil to encourage prevention and intervention efforts.
- Getting Churches To Respond To AIDS Epidemic. Moorer, Talise D. // New York Amsterdam News;12/10/98, Vol. 89 Issue 50, p46
Focuses on Balm in Gilead's mobilization of Afro-American churches to get involved in the fight against AIDS. Major cause of death for Afro-American women and men aged 25 to 44; Flagship program called the Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS.
- A Time for Healing. Levenson, Jacob // Mother Jones;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p42
Discusses Harlem, New York City pastor Preston Washington's belief in the power of the Black church to slow the spread of AIDS. Figures from the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention showing that the AIDS virus is the number one killer of all African-Americans between...
- RELIGIOUS LEADERS BELIEVE THE BLACK CHURCH CAN DO MORE TO FIGHT AIDS. Slagle, Dana // Jet;3/26/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p16
The article discusses how African American religious leaders are questioning whether or not the Black churches in the United States are doing all they can to prevent AIDS in the African American community. Pernessa Seele, founder of the faith-based non-profit organization Balm In Gilead, which...
- Breakfast of champions. Jacobs, Ethan // Bay Windows;4/27/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 19, p1
The article reports on the call of Reverend Irene Monroe for African American churches to address the fight against AIDS discussed in her keynote speech during the 17th Annual Bayard Rustic Community Breakfast held in Boston, Massachusetts on April 22, 2006. She states that African American...
- Catholic bishops OK plan to recruit, retain blacks. // Jet;11/27/89, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p24
Describes a plan endorsed by United States Roman Catholic bishops to recruit and retain more black church members.
- Pentecostals dress like Catholic bishops. // National Catholic Reporter;2/24/95, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p3
Reports on a movement within the African-American church known as High-Church Pentecostalism. Difference from traditional black churches; Style of worship; Wearing of dress reminiscent of Roman Catholic bishops; Belief in the Bible and Baptism.