Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA/PHILIPPINES – World AIDS Day: Christians united in the fight against AIDS
Manila – Even in times of pandemic, joint and collective efforts are required to fight AIDS and overcome the prejudices and stigmatizations that affect HIV-positive people. “Our nation and the whole world are called to show solidarity and empathy with those who suffer from it. We must all work together in the fight against AIDS”, said Fr. Dan Cancino, Executive Secretary of the Episcopal Health Commission. Speaking on the occasion of the World Day against AIDS, celebrated yesterday, 1 December, the Camillian stressed that “we must continue to support the families of people who have died as a result of AIDS”.