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Local activists, scholars differ on pontiff's remarks

By Lisa Wangsness and Eric Moskowitz
Globe Staff / November 24, 2010

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A number of local activists and scholars hailed yesterday what they saw as a significant shift in the Vatican’s thinking about the role condoms could play in disease prevention, following Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks in a new book that said condom use to prevent HIV transmission could be seen as a “first step’’ toward more moral sexual behavior. (Full article: 604 words)

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