Ethiopia: Patriarch Gives Awareness Raising Orientation to Over 250,000
The Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa)
December 3, 2006
Posted to the web December 4, 2006
Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and
President of the World Council of Churches, His
Holiness Abune Paulos gave an awareness raising
orientation to over 250,000 people on HIV/AIDS in
connection with the World AIDS Day in Axum.
The Patriarch said, "We should join hands in
realizing the Millennium Development Goals and preventing HIV/AIDS."
He also said, "we should save the young productive generation from HIV/AIDS."
His Holiness called on the youth to abstain from
pre-marital sex, to value their culture and
revere their parents to protect themselves from the disease.
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