Catholic Diocese Of Pittsburgh

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Priest Placed On Administrative Leave Over Alleged Sex Abuse Claim

A priest in Beaver County has been placed on administrative leave while a claim of sexual abuse is investigated.

08/03/2014

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Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Closing School, 3 Churches

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is closing a K-8 school due to low enrollment, and three churches that haven’t been used as worship sites since 2011.

06/09/2014

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Locals Celebrate Canonization Of Former Popes

Bishop David Zubik is among several local Catholics who made the trip to the Vatican, while thousands celebrated here.

04/27/2014

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Landmark Church Temporarily Closed For Ceiling Repairs

It’s one of the many historic, architectural gems in the city.

07/12/2013

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Native Argentinian Overjoyed By Election Of Pope Francis

Maria Ferreyra, of Point Breeze, expressed her excitement and pleasure over the election of an Argentinian cardinal to be the new head of the Roman Catholic Church.

03/13/2013

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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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Priest Sentenced On Child Pornography Charges

A suspended Pittsburgh priest who was caught with child porn on his computer was sentenced in federal court Wednesday.

01/02/2013

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Preservationists Upset As St. Nicholas Church Dismantling Begins

The dismantling of St. Nicholas Church along Route 28 has begun, but preservationists are not pleased at the way the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is going about it.

11/05/2012

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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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Source: Priest Invited Minor To Drink Alcohol

Sources close to the investigation tell the KD Investigators that Father Daniel Valentine’s Facebook posts involved an invitation to a minor to drink alcohol and that they have found pornography on his computer.

06/01/2012

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Priest Facing Child Pornography Charges Pleads Guilty

A local priest indicted on child pornography charges was back in court today where he pleaded guilty.

05/23/2012

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Catholic Diocese Files Lawsuit Over Birth Control Mandate

Led by Bishop David Zubik, the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, Catholic Charities and Catholic Cemeteries filed a 60-page lawsuit against the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services Department over a controversial mandate on birth control and other women’s health services.

05/21/2012

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Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Announces Closures, Changes

Declining enrollment and high operating costs are forcing the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh to make more tough decisions.

03/25/2012

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Mounting Debt Forces Closure Of 2 More Catholic School

The Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese is being forced to close two more of its schools. Officials said declining enrollment and changing times are the reasons for the closures.

02/20/2012

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