Pope Benedict OK With Condom Use For Gay HIV+ Prostitutes (OnTop)
Pope Benedict has, for the first time, endorsed the use of condoms to prevent the spread of infection, the Boston Herald reported.
In comments published in a book by a German journalist, Benedict said that condoms could be justified for male prostitutes for whom contraception isn't an issue.
While the pope added that condoms – even in the case of gay HIV+ prostitutes – are not a moral solution, Catholic activists worry that he has put the church's long-standing opposition to condom use – and contraception – in peril.
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