Pope Benedict Calls Spain Battleground for Europe's Faithful

RedTracker| Pope Benedict ended his two-day trip to Spain, declaring Spain’s growing secularism a battleground for the faithful in Europe. He compared today’s Spanairds to Franco’s attacks against the church in the 1930s, a suggestion that didn’t go down well among the local population in Barcelona. The focus of the Pope’s remarks was a return to the traditional family.

We track the Pontiff’s remarks, a recent Vogue Spain wedding editorial, and 2007 marriage trends in Europe and the US compared to 1970. Read on in Women.