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22 December 2010

Vatican clarifies Pope’s condom comments

The Vatican sought to clarify the Pope's comments about condoms and HIV, saying he by no means suggested condom use could be condoned as a means of avoiding pregnancy.

The Vatican sought to clarify the Pope's controversial comments about condoms and HIV, saying he by no means suggested condom use could be condoned as a means of avoiding pregnancy.

In the book, Benedict said that condoms weren't the real or moral solution to battling HIV and Aids. But he said that condom use in some cases, such as for male prostitutes, could be a first step toward a more moral and responsible human sexuality.

 
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