MACHA, Zambia (RNS) In a country where a third of the hospitals are mission-run but government-funded, church and state are intrinsically intertwined.
Articles tagged “AIDS”
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) At prayer healing services in some Pentecostal churches, pastors invite people infected with HIV to come forward for a public healing, after which they burn the person’s anti-retroviral medications and declare the person cured.
(RNS) “What’s so powerful about the Psalms are, as well as they’re being gospel and songs of praise, they are also the Blues,” U2 frontman Bono tells Focus on the Family President Jim Daly.
RNS) Although most major religions discourage sex outside of marriage, Muslims and Hindus are more likely to abstain from extramarital sex than Christians and Jews, according to a new study. By Jeanie Groh.
(RNS) The NAACP has mounted a campaign calling on black churches to address HIV/AIDS after researchers learned these myths circulate among their pews and pulpits. By Adelle M. Banks.