Vatican convenes AIDS experts amid condom flap

May 27, 2011 at 3:08 am in Grand Forks Herald

Organizers insist the meeting today and Saturday won’t call into question traditional church teaching opposing artificial contraception. Yet Pope Benedict XVI’s comments last year about condom use with prostitutes with HIV seem to have removed a certain Vatican taboo that had all but ruled out public discussion of whether condoms were even effective in reducing HIV transmission. Continue Reading