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Catholic Diocese Of Pittsburgh

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Bishop Zubik Unhappy With Obama Administration

Catholic Bishop David Zubik used strong words today to describe his unhappiness at the Obama Administration. The issue is over whether Catholic-run institutions should be required to offer their employees an insurance plan that covers contraceptives.

01/27/2012

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Priest Facing Child Pornography Charges Waives To Trial

A local priest who was arrested on child pornography charges will be heading to trial. Rev. Bartley Sorensen waived the charges to court at a hearing Tuesday morning.

12/20/2011

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New Details Emerge After Priest Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A local priest who was arrested on child pornography charges was allegedly traveling overseas to an area notorious for its sex industry.

12/14/2011

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More Child Pornography Charges Brought Against Local Priest

There is new evidence against a Catholic priest who was arrested over the weekend on child pornography charges. The KDKA Investigators have learned police executed a search warrant at the rectory where Fr. Bart Sorensen lived, which has resulted in new charges bring filed.

12/13/2011

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Bishop Zubik Discusses Latest Priest Arrest

Fr. Bartley Sorensen is accused of having child pornography on his personal laptop and the diocese is launching its own investigation.

12/12/2011

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Group Wants Answers After Local Priest Arrest

Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) want answers from Catholic leaders after a priest was arrested this weekend.

12/11/2011

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Local Priest In Jail, Facing Child Pornography Charges

A local priest is in jail this weekend, facing charges of child pornography. According to the police criminal complaint, Fr. Bartley Sorensen is facing one count of sexual abuse of children – possession of child pornography.

12/10/2011

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Man Accused Of Trying To Extort Diocese Pleads Guilty

The man accused of trying to extort money from the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh was in court this morning.

10/14/2011

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Man Making Allegations Against Bishop Zubik Tells Story

The man making accusations of inappropriate contact against Bishop David Zubik has been communicating with KD Investigator Marty Griffin for nearly two months. KDKA-TV decided not to pursue the story – unable to verify any of his claims.

10/05/2011

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Bishop: Obama’s Healthcare Plan Threatens Catholic Service

Every day, the Catholic Charities health care clinic downtown provides uninsured patients with a complete medical work up from coronary care to free root canals. But Bishop David Zubik warns that this may end under the care legislation known as “Obamacare.”

09/20/2011

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Superior Court Hears Case Over Alleged Abuse By Priest

A higher court is listening today to a family’s argument that the Catholic Church failed to pay for their loved one’s counseling after alleged abuse by a priest.

06/22/2011

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Sentimental Piece Of Jewelry Taken From Bishop

The leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says the cross means a lot to him because it was a gift from his mother and was blessed by the Pope.

05/12/2011

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