Jonas Bagas, executive director of the TLF Share Foundation, rebuffed the statement of Antipolo Bishop Gabriel Reyes that the incidence of HIV was high among men who have sex with men (MSM) partly because they do not follow the Church’s strictures against same-sex intercourse.
Reyes is chairman of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)-Episcopal Commission on Family and Life.
“Bishop Gabriel Reyes of CBCP is incorrect. It is not gay sex that spreads HIV, it is unprotected sex,” Bagas said in a statement.
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