Bishop David Zubik

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Urges Protection Of Poor During Inauguration

Pope Francis has urged princes, presidents, sheikhs and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass to protect God’s creation, the weakest and the poorest of the world.

03/19/2013

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Many Anticipating Pope’s Inauguration

Hundreds of thousands of Catholics are preparing to fill St. Peter’s Square Tuesday for Pope Francis’ installation.

03/18/2013

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New Poll Shows Majority Of Catholics Support Same-Sex Marriage

A poll out Friday shows that a majority of Catholics now support same-sex marriage. The Quinnipiac University poll found 54 percent now support gay marriage, 38 oppose it.

03/09/2013

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Bishop Zubik Wants New Pope To Have A Strong Conviction

The Catholic cardinals met today in the Vatican to begin deciding who should be Pope Benedict XVI’s successor.

03/04/2013

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Parishioners Celebrate First Official Mass At Renewed St. Mary’s Of The Mount Parish

The first official Mass of the renewed Saint Mary of the Mount Parish on Mount Washington was held on Saturday evening.

02/16/2013

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Local Clergymen Discuss Pope’s Resignation, Selecting New Leader

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte is joined by local clergymen to discuss Pope Benedict’s historic resignation and the process of electing a new pope.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/16/2013

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Pittsburghers Largely Understand Pope’s Decision To Resign

There was some shocking news from the Vatican Monday morning as Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign at the end of the month.

02/11/2013

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Bishop Zubik And The State Of The Catholic Church

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte spoke with Bishop Zubick about young people and their role in the Catholic church.

01/27/2013

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Downtown Protest Held Over Alleged Predator Priest

A protest will be held downtown Wednesday afternoon to urge the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese to break their silence about an alleged predator priest who used to work in the city.

01/23/2013

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Local Religious Leaders Discuss Sandy Hook Elementary Tragedy

It is nearly impossible to look at the photos of the children who died at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School and not ask, “Why would God allow this to happen?” or “Why do bad things happen to good people?”

12/17/2012

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Bishop Zubik To Kick Off Major Fundraising Campaign

It is first capital campaign in the history of the Pittsburgh Diocese and it’s a big one. This weekend Bishop David Zubik will kick off a campaign to raise $125 million over the next five years.

12/12/2012

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Hurricane Sandy, Pittsburgh Diocese & More

Here is your chance to catch up on all the exciting and informative interview’s on the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/25/2012

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Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Looking To Raise $125 Million

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is hoping to raise $125 million to fund everything from a new high school north of the city to an outreach to evangelize fallen-away Catholics during a new campaign.

10/25/2012

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Bishop David Zubik Talks News In The Church

Bishop David Zubik joined News Radio 1020 with Mike Pintek for a Q&A session.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/28/2012

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Parishioners Attend Farewell Service For Sewickley Priest

More than 1,000 people turned out at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Sewickley for a farewell mass for Rev. Daniel Valentine. He’s resigning after six years as the pastor of that church. Bishop David Zubik attended the service.

08/16/2012

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