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22 November 2010

Pope says condoms are OK

Campaigners against the spread of Aids welcomed a u-turn by Pope Benedict XVI on the use of condoms, saying it marked a historic break with the past which would save lives.

Campaigners against the spread of Aids welcomed a u-turn by Pope Benedict XVI on the use of condoms, saying it marked a historic break with the past which would save lives.

Benedict sparked an international outcry in March 2009 on a visit to Aids-ravaged Africa when he told reporters that the distribution of condoms could even aggravate the pandemic.

 
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