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Bishop Zubik Heading To Rome For Canonization Of 2 Popes

The Catholic Church is set to canonize Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday.

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Clergyman Charged In Australia Faces “Credible” Allegations From Time At North Catholic HS

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says a clergyman awaiting trial on charges he molested four students 30 years ago at a school in Australia is the subject of a “credible” allegation of abuse from when he taught at the city’s North Catholic High School.

04/03/2014

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Catholics Reflect Lack Of Knowledge, Differences In Survey

At the behest of Pope Francis, the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese embraced the chance to survey Catholic families on challenges faced in today’s more liberal American culture.

02/28/2014

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Supreme Court Justice Stays Implementation Of Controversial Obamacare Provision

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.

01/01/2014

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Vatican Says Westmoreland Co. Churches Must Pair Together

The Vatican has cleared the way for the pairing of two Westmoreland County parishes.

09/02/2013

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Funeral Arrangements Made For Bishop Bosco

Funeral arrangements have been made for Bishop Anthony Bosco who died Tuesday.

07/07/2013

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Late Pope John Paull II Cleared For Sainthood, Has Local Ties

When Pope John Paul II wanted someone to design the Chapel of the Holy Spirit in the Vatican — the job fell to Pittsburgh architect Lou Astorino — who went to Rome to meet him.

07/05/2013

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Beaver Co. Catholic Parishes Merge Into One

As four parishes learned over the weekend in Beaver County they would be merged to form a new one St. Monica, a numbness quickly settled in.

06/10/2013

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Local Church’s Madonna Statue Smashed, Destroyed

One person was arrested after the Madonna statue at a local church was smashed and destroyed.

05/25/2013

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New Mob Movie Shooting In The Fall Has Pittsburgh Ties

‘The Mob Priest’ is the next big movie coming to Pittsburgh.

05/08/2013

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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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Pope Benedict XVI Offers Final Blessings At Emotional Sendoff

Pope Benedict XVI offered his final blessing today. He thanked the crowd for their friendship and affection, telling them that he is starting the last part of his pilgrimage on this Earth.

02/28/2013

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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

Cardinal-designate Donald Wuerl, Pope Benedict XVI

Who Will Replace The Pope?

As the shepherd of Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI sets the teaching agenda for believers.

02/11/2013

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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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