Aug 9, 2011 - 08:19 pm .- Members of the General Workers’ Union of Spain employed by Madrid’s Metro subway system said they have been “forced” to call for strikes during World Youth Day over salary negotiations.
Aug 9, 2011 - 05:53 pm .- Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services expressed his “heartfelt condolences” to the family and friends of the “valiant” service members killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Aug 9, 2011 - 04:26 pm .- A Peruvian congressman is crediting his daughter’s guardian angel and series of “miracles” for her recovery from a potentially fatal gunshot wound to the chest she suffered on Aug. 4 in Lima.
Aug 9, 2011 - 01:51 pm .- Widespread rioting across England has been condemned by the country’s most senior Catholic cleric.
Aug 9, 2011 - 12:31 pm .- The Christian Liberation Movement in Cuba has reported that human rights activist Ernesto Cabrera Moreno was attacked Aug. 5 in the city of Caimanera.
Aug 9, 2011 - 10:22 am .- Ethiopians remember keenly the devastating losses of the drought in 1984 and the more recent one in 2000. The numerous pastoralist communities in Ethiopia know that lack of access to water will kill their livestock and destroy the very fabric of their culture.
Aug 9, 2011 - 05:33 am .- The Pakistan government’s new approach to national harmony is a “downgrade” for Christians and others concerned about religious freedom, Bishop Joseph Coutts of Faisalabad has said.
Aug 9, 2011 - 01:08 am .- Catholic schools in southern Indiana are set to welcome low-income students who are now able to attend non-public schools thanks to the state's recently approved voucher program.