The House of Lords will decide whether to make the subject compulsory: let's hope they make the right choice
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Wednesday 22 December 2010
The Vatican yesterday clarified the Pope's controversial comments about condoms and HIV, saying he by no means suggested their use could be condoned as a means of avoiding an unwanted pregnancy.
Sunday 19 December 2010
Saturday 27 November 2010
Wednesday 24 November 2010
The Vatican has appeared to expand the Catholic Church's tolerance of condoms as a means of fighting HIV, backing their use by female prostitutes, days after the Pope said their use by male sex workers was better than spreading the virus.
Monday 22 November 2010
According to the New Testament: "Joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons." If that is true, there will be much cheer above over Pope Benedict XVI's latest words on the subject of contraception.
Catherine Pepinster: Benedict's revision gives hope to those involved in the reality of tackling Aids
Monday 22 November 2010
When Pope Benedict called cardinals from all over the world to Rome to meet for talks at the weekend and the appointment of new "red hats", nobody would have foreseen that this gathering – called a consistory – would be overshadowed by rival headlines about the Pope himself.
Austen Ivereigh: Historic, and uttered nervously, but it offers nothing for those with Aids in Africa
Sunday 21 November 2010
The Pope's remarks on the use of condoms in the context of Aids have taken the world by surprise. It feels like a historic statement, one that shifts Catholic teaching in a whole new direction. Yet what Pope Benedict XVI told Peter Seewald in a book out on Tuesday would be unsurprising to most moral theologians. What is new is that the Pope has said it. And by saying it he has at last clarified and resolved a question over which there has been vigorous disagreement, even at high levels of the Church.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Thursday 14 October 2010
The fear is back in the San Fernando Valley, home to the American adult film industry.
Friday 08 October 2010
The age-old question of whether or not sports people should perform the night before a performance was reignited yesterday amid a frenzy of reports that Commonwealth Games athletes were overindulging in sex in the privacy of the official village.
Tuesday 05 October 2010
American teenagers are not as reckless as some people might think when it comes to sex, and are much more likely than people over 40 to use condoms, a study suggests.
Thursday 09 September 2010
The first national campaign to persuade the over 50s to practice safe sex is to be launched next week, after figures showed an alarming rise in sexually transmitted infections among older people.
Saturday 04 September 2010
Saturday 28 August 2010
An Aids group has filed a workplace-safety complaint against Larry Flynt, accusing the pornographic film mogul of creating an unsafe environment for his stable of sex stars by not requiring them to use condoms.
Thursday 22 July 2010
Isn't he the bloke who keeps cleaning up?
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