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How the Church has helped fight AIDS in Uganda, Malawi

Dec 23, 2014 - 09:35 am .- Catholic leaders in Uganda and Malawi have issued largely positive informal progress reports on local Church efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in the African nations.  

US axes AIDS relief funding to Church in South Africa

Jul 18, 2013 - 10:40 am .- The United States has stopped funding AIDS relief programs in South Africa organized by the Catholic Church, handing the money instead over to the country's government.

Priest devoted to helping AIDS patients dies in Chile

Jan 7, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- Father Ubaldo Santi Lucherini, one of the founders of Caritas Chile who devoted years of his life to caring for AIDS and cancer patients, died on Jan. 4 at the age of 92.

Vatican calls for AIDS medicine to be free

Jun 23, 2012 - 05:09 pm .- At the 8th International AIDS Conference in Rome, the Vatican urged that medicines used to treat afflicted patients in Africa be provided free of charge.

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