December 10, 2005

No babies? Italy blames its 'mamma's boys'

As it praises a mother who raised 11, the Vatican frets over low birth rate

By Stephen Weeke
Rome bureau chief
NBC News
Updated: 9:56 a.m. ET Nov. 14, 2005

Think this is sort of pathetic. I think the economy has a lot to do with the trend of postponing moving out of the parents house, getting married, having kids, etc. Europe-wide. I saw this living in Belgium and Spain a year each in this last 5 years.

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