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Woza 2010 Woza! Reasons for Optimism in Africa
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Woza 2010 Woza! Woza 2010 Woza! Meaning 'come 2010 come!' There is an air of excitement not only in South Africa but across the continent as the World Cup Football Tourn ...

Fighting for Their Lives
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 8:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Beatrice Spadacini Women's advocacy groups in Kenya take on the issues that most hit home. Last April, 10 ...

World AIDS Day and Rosa Parks' Civil Disobedience
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

December 1 is World AIDS Day. December 1 is also the day that Rosa Parks refused to yield her seat on a bus in Montgomery. December 1 is World AIDS Day. December 1 is also the d ...

Affirming the Footnotes: What the Manhattan Declaration Gets Right
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Although there are several points I find troubling, inaccurate, or misleading in the recent <a href="http://manhattandeclaration.org/">Manhattan Declaration</a>, and although I noticed th ...

Ending AIDS' Stigma
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

President Obama and his administration were busy this past Friday. President Obama and his administration were busy this past Friday. The president signed into legislation The Rya ...

An Altar Call from Bill and Melinda Gates
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Last week, my wife Joy and I were front and center when Bill and Melinda Gates launched their new Living Proof campaign in Washington, D.C. Last week, my wife Joy and I were front ...

An Essential Point in the Health-Care Debate
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

As debates rage over the proposed health-care reform (which I strongly support), I believe many politicians, activists, religious leaders, and ideologues are missing an essential point. ...

Clinton's Africa Trip and Tutu's Legacy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

August is women's month in South Africa, with Woman's Day celebrated on August 9. August is women's month in South Africa, with Woman's Day celebrated on Aug ...

My Experience of U.S. Health Care as a Recent Immigrant (Part I)
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Regular readers will know that in the past year, I embarked on a genuinely life-altering journey. I emigrated to the United States, got married, and now make my home in North Carolina. ...

Michael Jackson's Legacy of Social and Environmental Concern
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Though it has been two weeks since Michael Jackson's death, the world continues to mourn and to monitor news sources for the latest developments. Though it has been two weeks ...

Amahoro: An Emerging Conversation in Africa
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Conversations can offer creative spaces for questions to be asked and the exchange or exploration of ideas. Conversations can offer creative spaces for questions to be asked and t ...

D.C. Tests Positive
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jeannie Choi Three percent of all District of Columbia residents are ...

M2EP Live: Assembling AIDS kits
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Okay, I'm going to try to NOT make this a commercial for World Vision, but their international work against the spread of AIDS just ROCKS! Okay, I'm going to try to NOT ...

Rwanda's Hopes and Challenges 15 Years After the Genocide
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Today the world is remembering Rwanda and the genocide that started there 15 years ago. Today the world is remembering Rwanda and the genocide that started there 15 years ago. As ...

A Vision for the Foreign Aid Budget
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I would like to address the foreign affairs portion of the president's budget. I would like to address the foreign affairs portion of the president's budget. World Visi ...

Save Lives? Yes, You Can.
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dale Hanson Bourke A few e-mails can help fight AIDS. I am one of the lucky ones. Every few months I travel to ...

World AIDS Day: Mourning, Celebration, and Rededication
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

Yesterday our nation and world commemorated the 20th global observance of World AIDS Day. Yesterday our nation and world commemorated the 20th global observance of World AIDS Day. ...

Listening and Learning in the Middle East
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

In October I spent a week in Amman, Jordan, listening to Arab Christians from Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, and Egypt. In October I spent a week in Amman, Jordan, listening to Arab Ch ...

Seven Against the World
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Sometimes I think I have become immune to Washington, D.C., feeling as though nothing can shock or surprise me, and then I hear a story that brings my expectations to an all-time low. ...

Making Their Mark: Interview with Jena Nardella of Blood:Water Mission
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

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Senators Stall Bush's AIDS Relief
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

One of the few high points of the Bush administration has been its commitment to aid for Africa -- especially in combating HIV/AIDS. One of the few high points of the Bush adminis ...

An Effective Approach to AIDS in Africa
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>I work in one of the largest slums in Africa - Kibera - located in Nairobi, Kenya. Some years ago, I started St. I work in one of the largest slums in Africa - Kibera ...

Living with AIDS
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kimberly Burge Reflecting Theologically on AIDS: A Global Challenge The worldwide body of Christ is finally ge ...

Black Church Leaders Meet on AIDS
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Alexis Vaughan More than 150 leading African-American clergy, scho­la ...

Wine for Abundant Life
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Alexis Vaughan The Community of Sant´Egidio, a Catholic lay group, is ...

'They Are All Our Children'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh One of the opening scenes in Angels in the Dust shows waking children, some two to a bed, others with cats curled up beside th ...

A Prophetic Call
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra December 1 is World AIDS Day. Worldwide, 15 million children have lost one or both parents to the AIDS pandemic; in Zim ...

World AIDS Day: A Challenge to 'Speak Life'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>On Dec. 1, the world commemorates World AIDS Day, a day in which we pause and remember the 25 million lives lost to the deadly epidemic. The day also challenges us to redouble our efforts to ...

Engaging AIDS
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mark Tyndall In "With Eyes to See" (by Bob Smietana, April 2007), megachurch leaders Kay Warren and Lynne Hybels appear to have ...

Truth and Consequence
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 3:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis An eyewitness to massacre and genocide finds shame, hope, and possibility for a moral world. Nicho ...

Bearing Witness
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kimberly Burge A journalist's portrait of a pandemic. Wearing a fierce gaze and his "HIV POSITIVE&qu ...

With Eyes to See
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Smietana Megachurch leaders Kay Waren and Lynne Hybels confront the challenges of HIV/AIDS, personally and globally. ...

Christians and Muslims Fight AIDS
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Three hundred Christian and Muslim religious leaders ...

A Personal Pandemic
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dale Hanson Bourke The problem with a disease defined by an extraordinary number of dead, infected, and orphaned is that it is all too eas ...

A Human Spirit
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Williams Each day, 6,600 Africans die of AIDS. Each day, 6,600 Africans die of AIDS. By 2005, Ethiopia al ...

Why I was Tested for HIV
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dale Hanson Bourke (and why you should be too.) Taking the test was the easy part. A simple swab of my gums (j ...

Integral Faith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for October. A ship’s hull that holds together when t ...

Prophetic Politics in the New South Africa
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Adam Taylor Ten years after the formal dismantling of apartheid, economic injustice, HIV/AIDS, and poverty stand in the way of real reconc ...

Treat Everyone
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Oatis The trade-off outlined in David Batstone’s “The HIV Trade-Off” (February 2006) doesn’t have to be made. ...

Covenant Living
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Covenants order our lives, our faith communities, and, in the best of times, our nations. The promises and agreements God makes to us, and that we make to one another, ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Communities at Risk “AIDS is born in the house of poverty,” an Indian health worker says on Making Ends Meet: AIDS and Poverty , a new resource from the Menno ...

The HIV Trade-Off
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Is 'cost-effective' the right criterion for judging AIDS drugs? Karl Barth’s prescrip ...

I Hope You Never Forget
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Today's scrapbooks don't look a thing like our grandmother's albums. Precious mem ...

The Other Disaster
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dale Hanson Bourke Overcoming the mythology of AIDS. Tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods pr ...

Best Practices
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz Bling For a Better World ...

Do You Believe in Magic?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Dale Hanson Bourke Is it time for a Christian crusade against AIDS? When Magic Johnson, ...

Cradle of Life
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton With 35, With 35,000 churches and monasteries and 500,000 clergy in Et ...

Children Against AIDS
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:21pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman A Jesuit priest in southern India, along with local Jesu ...

The Devil's in the Details
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Adam Taylor Will the AIDS initiative make a difference? Proverbs tells us that where there lacks vision, the ...

Women Empowered to Fight AIDS
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman The San Francisco-based Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance ...