R-85-05: A resolution on the AIDS crisis

R-85-05: A resolution on the AIDS crisis

R-85-05: A resolution on the AIDS crisis 150 150 Diocese of Southern Ohio Annual Convention

Be it resolved, that the 111th Convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio joins with the General Convention of the Episcopal Church in recognizing with love and compassion the tragic human suffering and loss of life involved in the AIDS epidemic;

And be it further resolved, that we demonstrate our love and compassion by:

1) Repudiating any and all statements which condemn or reject any persons with AIDS or AIDS related complex, or other persons affected by the AIDS crisis.

2) Develop special intercessory prayers for people affected by the AIDS crisis.

And be it further resolved, that this Convention request the Human Affairs and Concerns Committee to develop programs of awareness, education and prevention concerning AIDS for this Diocese, with a report to be made to the 1986 Diocesan Convention on action taken.