Deacon Accused Of Sending 'Teen' Sexually Explicit Messages & Photos Waives HearingA suspended 73-year-old church deacon accused of sending sexually explicit messages and photos to an undercover police officer posing as a 14-year-old boy has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Suspends Deacon, Says Child Porn Charges Against Him Are 'Disturbing'A deacon with the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has been arrested and is facing child pornography charges, accused of trying to contact a minor over the internet.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Calls For More Deacons As Reorganization ApproachesPittsburgh Catholic Diocese Bishop David Zubik is requesting his priests to nominate men in their parishes for a deacon-in-training program.
Bishop Zubik: Valentine's Day Can Be Celebrated Along With Ash WednesdayFor the first time since 1945, Valentine’s Day falls on Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent and a day of fasting for Catholics.
Is The Catholic Church Dying? Bishop Zubik Hopes Plan Will Bring Diocese AliveUnder Bishop David Zubik, the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese will undergo a reorganization of parish consolidations.
Trump Administration Pulls Back On Employer Birth Control MandatesThe Trump administration pulled back Friday on mandates that require employers to pay for birth control.
Pennsylvania Officials Offer Condolences To Las Vegas Mass Shooting VictimsOfficials across Pennsylvania are offering their condolences to the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Oakland Schools, Universities Targeted In Westboro Baptist Church ProtestsPittsburgh is preparing for a series of protests by a well-known hate group.
Bishop Zubik Speaks Out Against Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill, Urges BipartisanshipPittsburgh Catholic Bishop David Zubik says he has “serious concerns” about the latest Republican attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Bishop Zubik Hopes Merger Will 'Help People See The Focus Of Faith'The On Mission Commission, a group of priests and lay leaders, has recommended the 188 parishes in the Pittsburgh area be reduced to 48, which means mergers, and even name changes.
Pittsburgh Diocese Panel Proposes Merging 188 Parishes To 48A Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh panel has recommended a merging the current 188 parishes in the six-county diocese into 48.
Bishop Zubik Wants Dreamers To Have A Chance: ‘God Is Always There For The Underdog’Bishops representing the Catholic Church have joined the chorus of those wanting to give Dreamers a chance, urging the faithful to call their senators and congressional representatives to restore DACA.