The Diocese of Pittsburgh has eliminated fees for annulments in keeping with comments by Pope Francis that the church should make it easier for some divorced Roman Catholics to remarry and receive other sacraments.
Over the weekend, parishioners of Our Lad of Peace in Conway learned their pastor, Rev. John Fitzgerald, was being placed on administrative leave.
Bishop David Zubik reacts to the Pope’s homily today asking forgiveness from sexual abuse victims.
The doors to Bishop Donald Wuerl High School are slated to close at the end of this school year, but there is a cloud hanging over the former North Catholic High School.
Bishop David Zubik is among several local Catholics who made the trip to the Vatican, while thousands celebrated here.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Pittsburgh’s Polish Hill section will mark Sunday’s canonization of two popular 20th century popes with a special ceremony involving a relic of Pope John Paul II’s.
Retired pontiff Benedict XVI will help Pope Francis celebrate the sainthood ceremony Sunday for John Paul II and John XXIII, setting the stage for an unprecedented occurrence of two living popes canonizing two of their predecessors. About 1 million pilgrims are expected at the event and many were flooding into Rome on Saturday.
The Catholic Church is set to canonize Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
The Vatican has cleared the way for the pairing of two Westmoreland County parishes.
Funeral arrangements have been made for Bishop Anthony Bosco who died Tuesday.
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.
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.