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Faith Is Friend in AIDS Battle, Some Clergy Say

The Reverend Amin Sandewa says his faith has been repeatedly tested. It was pushed to the limit when his wife and two daughters died, one after another, the youngest daughter at just a month old.   Sandewa looked to his Lutheran faith for solace and answers. The harshest challenge came from his very church, when he told leaders in 1999 that he was HIV positive. "I know what it is like to be stigmatized," he said on the sidelines of the International AIDS Conference...

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