A jury began deliberations Friday in a teacher's lawsuit alleging the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati violated anti-discrimination laws when it fired her after she became pregnant through artificial insemination.
Pope Benedict published the last part of his trilogy on the life of Jesus on Tuesday, delivering an early childhood narrative which strongly reaffirms the doctrine of the virgin birth as an "unequivocal" truth of faith.
Pope Benedict is in Cuba Tuesday. The nation used to be an atheist state, but church officials say it's about 60 percent Catholic. This papal visit, only the country's second, has special meaning for some former prisoners.