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December 16, 2013

Concerns in Kenya Over Pastors Burning ARVs After HIV 'Cure'

Some pastors at Pentecostal churches in Kenya are claiming to cure people of their HIV, then burning their antiretroviral (ARV) medications, Religion News Service reports. The “cure” is not free. Some people have given their life savings to receive such prayer healings. According to INERELA+, an international interfaith network of religious leaders living with HIV, an average of 10 people a month in Nairobi succumb to these healings. The group has recorded about 2,000 such cases across the country.

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Byaruhanga Issa, bundibugyo, uganda, 2014-03-29 19:03:31
i know with God nothing is impossible but scientifically treating hiv/aids with prayers is a myth(magic). if it is happening miraculously, let us it is happening but let us struggle to get a reliable medicine(cure)

Frederick Wright-Stafford, Jacksonville, 2013-12-17 11:56:28
This is interesting and in my faith, I am called to believe that God can heal anything, and anyway, he wishes, my faith is not that strong for I am taking an ARV at this time for why cannot heal through that too. Although I respect their beliefs, and I say in my spirit man deep inside, why not believe and walk in it for one can always come back to the pills, and my critical-thinking part tells me is a slipper slope in ones walk. I pray for more understanding and like to talk then and see.

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