Doctors against papal statement on AIDS

From British medical journal The Lancet:

Redemption for the Pope?

The Vatican felt the heat from an unprecedented amount of international condemnation last week after Pope Benedict XVI made an outrageous and wildly inaccurate statement about HIV/AIDS. On his first visit to Africa, the Pope told journalists that the continent’s fight against the disease is a problem that “cannot be overcome by the distribution of condoms: on the contrary, they increase it”.

Vexed question of the Vatican’s appeasement of Hitler will overshadow Benedict’s first visit to Israel: here.

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