Bizarre Former UK Pop Star Attacks Pope, Catholics

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Annie Lennox opened the Edinburgh Festival of Politics yesterday with a stinging attack on the Pope’s approach to HIV/Aids prevention in Africa. She said that the Pope’s denunciation of condoms on his recent tour of Africa had caused “tremendous harm” and criticised the Roman Catholic Church for causing widespread confusion on the continent. She also condemned the media’s obessesion with “celebrity culture” for keeping the Aids pandemic off the front page.

London Times

London Times

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