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gave a radio interview (broadcast on National Public Radio) in which he

said that the Church was against the use of condoms. Even though the

rate of AIDS infection in Puerto Rico is much higher than on the U.S.

mainland, the spokesman said that the Church could not support the use

of condoms because they are not absolutely reliable in preventing the

spread of the disease. “If you could prove that condoms were absolutely

dependable in preventing a person from contracting AIDS, then the

Church could support their use.”

In February 1992, a representative of the Catholic Church in Puerto Rico

  • Critical Thinking -

    Did some of this get cut off? Fallacies is what you intended to type above, correct?

  • Critical Thinking -

    I don't know what type of fallacy it is, but any type of treatment or vaccine is not 100% effective. They are ignoring the relatively high proportion of success of condoms in preventing AIDS. In essence, the Church saying that, if one condom fails, this is the reason for not using condoms.

    I hope this helps.

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