Jun 8, 2011 - 06:06 pm .- Tax payers in Spain will not be footing the bill for World Youth Day 2011, as organizers estimate the events in Madrid that week will pump $146 million into the Spanish economy.
Jun 8, 2011 - 05:22 pm .- She may turn 90 next year, but Sister Margherita Marchione still has pretty important work to do – clearing the name of the wartime Pope Pius XII and seeing him beatified.
Jun 8, 2011 - 01:48 pm .- Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren of Piura and Tumbes, Peru called on the country to come together “as one nation under one flag – the red and white,” after Peru's June 5 elections.
Jun 8, 2011 - 12:35 pm .- Introduced by his wife Karen and joined on stage by his seven children, former Republican Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum officially launched his campaign for president on June 8 at a rally held at the Somerset, Pa. County Courthouse.
Jun 8, 2011 - 10:56 am .- Pope Benedict said on June 8 that he hopes his visit to Croatia this past weekend “will bear abundant fruit for Croatian families, the entire nation and throughout Europe.”
Jun 8, 2011 - 06:06 am .- The small congregation of St. Luke’s Episcopal parish in Bladensburg, Maryland will join the Catholic Church through the Anglican ordinariate structure created by Pope Benedict XVI.
Jun 8, 2011 - 03:05 am .- A panel discussion at the Faith & Freedom Coalition Conference and Strategy Briefing discussed Catholic action in defense of life and marriage ahead of the 2012 presidential election. Speakers urged Catholics to take leadership on these issues and to participate in the political process.
Jun 8, 2011 - 01:21 am .- Catholic Charities offices from three dioceses in Illinois have filed suit against the state after having to shut down their adoption and foster care services following the enactment of the state's civil union law on June 1.