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The Catholic Church in World Affairs The Catholic Church in World Affairs
As one of the most ancient and extensive institutions in the modern age, the Catholic Church has had and continues to exert a significant influence on diverse world...

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The Papal Succession The Papal Succession
On February 11, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI announced his intention to resign from the papal office effective February 28. The first papal resignation since Pope Gregory XII in...
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With families forming the backbone of its communities, the Catholic Church has been a vocal proponent of the traditional family and healthy boundaries on sexual activities....

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Cardinal Peter Turkson on Condom Use to Prevent HIV/AIDS within Marriage

October 5, 2009
I would not undervalue the possibility that somebody who has AIDS, recognizing his own Christian commitment, would simply just decide to refrain from sex. [...] Some would, in such a situation, have advised the use of condom by the partner who has HIV/AIDS so it doesn't spread. But again, in our part of the world, even the use of condom is sometimes risky: risky in the sense that [...] we have cases of condoms that have burst during sex and it is they themselves who have come to talk about it otherwise we would not have known it in our hospitals.
Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson
Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson is the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, a position he has held since 2009. Cardinal-Priest of San Liborio and the archbishop emeritus of Cape Coast (Ghana), he is also a member of,...