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What I think is a wonderfully thoughtful and perfectly worded article, reflecting the sentiments of the Orthodox Church. It doesn’t matter what the misconceptions of the disease are. A life is a life, and every life is worth saving.
I truly hope that the research that is going to be embarked upon yields positive results and brings us one step closer to eradicating HIV/AIDS from the world.
"They are not ‘sick people,’ they are not ‘sinful,’ or ‘abominations.’ They are our brothers and sisters, worthy of the same love and mercy that we expect from our Lord. There is no room for judgment or condemnation, otherwise what we risk losing is not just our physical health but also our souls."