Ash Wednesday at Mount Saint Peter Parish in New Kensington. The faithful receive the ashen symbol of the cross at a church that dates back 123 years.
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.
So, exorcism might seem like fiction. But did you know that the Vatican has actually encouraged every Catholic diocese to have a trained exorcist on staff?
“Snow Days” are becoming a thing of the past at some local schools.
Bishops and clergy processed into Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Greensburg to join friends of the late Bishop Emeritus Anthony Bosco at the funeral mass for a man who served 17 years as bishop of that diocese and many other years as a priest and auxiliary bishop in Pittsburgh.
Indecent exposure charges have been dropped against a Carnegie Mellon University student after dressed up as the pope, and was naked from the waist down, with a her pubic hair shaved in the shape of a cross.
A western Pennsylvania Catholic priest who was removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse deemed “credible” by his bishop has now been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of possessing child pornography.
The president of Carnegie Mellon University says charges have been filed in connection with an incident in which a student dressed in a religious garment but was naked from the waist down.
The president of Carnegie Mellon University has issued an apology for the actions of a student who portrayed herself as the pope naked from the waist down.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik about the inauguration of Pope Francis.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of Catholics are preparing to fill St. Peter’s Square Tuesday for Pope Francis’ installation.
Pope Benedict XVI basked in an emotional sendoff Wednesday at his final general audience in St. Peter’s Square, recalling moments of “joy and light” during his papacy but also times of great difficulty. He also thanked his flock for respecting his decision to retire.
His arms outstretched in a symbolic embrace, Pope Benedict XVI blessed tens of thousands of cheering people on Sunday in one of his last appearances as pontiff from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square.
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.