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Report: Pope Francis To Visit Pennsylvania

Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, his first U.S visit since becoming Pope in 2013.

07/25/2014

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Bishop Zubik Defends Holy Family Institute, Fostering Immigrant Children

It’s a hot button issue, and now Bishop David Zubik is stepping into the immigration debate.

07/21/2014

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Fish Frys Mark Start Of Lenten Season On Ash Wednesday

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.

03/05/2014

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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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Exorcism Expert A Former Skeptic, Now Trains Priests In Exorcisms

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?

02/10/2014

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Snow Days Being Replaced By Cyber Days

“Snow Days” are becoming a thing of the past at some local schools.

01/08/2014

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Bishop Bosco Remembered Fondly At His Funeral Mass

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.

07/10/2013

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Indecent Exposure Charges Dropped In CMU Naked Pope Incident

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.

06/10/2013

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Priest Removed In 2009 Faces New Porn Charge

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.

05/20/2013

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CMU President: Police File Charges In Naked Pope Incident

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.

05/10/2013

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CMU President Apologizes After Student Dresses As Naked Pope

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.

05/01/2013

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bishop Zubik Impressed By New Pope

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik about the inauguration of Pope Francis.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2013

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Urges Protection Of Poor During Inauguration

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.

03/19/2013

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Many Anticipating Pope’s Inauguration

Hundreds of thousands of Catholics are preparing to fill St. Peter’s Square Tuesday for Pope Francis’ installation.

03/18/2013

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Pope Benedict XVI Holds Final General Audience

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.

02/27/2013

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