Dec 8, 2010 - 06:04 pm .- Spain will not extend the country's length of maternity leave until the economy improves.
Dec 8, 2010 - 04:52 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has come out in favor of the proposed “New START” treaty, which would continue a mutual U.S.-Russian reduction of nuclear arms that began in 1991.
Dec 8, 2010 - 03:56 pm .- A delegation of Christian leaders visited Mount Carmel in Israel to express solidarity after a recent fire killed 42 people and injured dozens.
Dec 8, 2010 - 01:58 pm .- Coadjutor Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles presided at the 79th Annual Mass and Procession in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe before some 25,000 Catholics. He invited the attendees to lead lives of sacrifice and humility to help bring others closer to God.
Dec 8, 2010 - 12:43 pm .- Pope Benedict said on today's Feast of the Immaculate Conception that the day honoring Mary should give Christians “comfort” and remind them that God's mercy “is more powerful than evil.”
Dec 8, 2010 - 10:01 am .- Sister Theresa Gottvald, M.S., one of the two founders of the Marian Sisters of the Diocese of Lincoln, Neb. died Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the age of 88.
Dec 8, 2010 - 04:28 am .- Fr. Philip Bloom's medical missionary work aims for more than just healthy bodies. He's helping Peruvians cultivate a healthy respect for marriage, fertility, and new life, through natural family planning.
Dec 8, 2010 - 12:23 am .- Democratic leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) moved on Dec. 6 to end discussion on a controversial bill that would grant citizenship to many children brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents – a move that allows the legislation to be voted on as early as this week.