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Pittsburgh Diocese: Birth Control Mandate ‘Historic’

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh say the federal government is trying to remove First Amendment religious protections from church-related schools and charities “for the first time in history” by mandating contraception and abortion coverage for employees.

11/06/2013

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Graffiti “Threat” Left On Local Church

The pastor of a local church is calling red graffiti a “threat.”

10/05/2013

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W. Va. Pastor Resigns, Lent Church Bus To Officers To Catch Meth Lab Suspects

A West Virginia pastor is being forced out of his church job for allowing law officers to borrow the church’s bus to catch meth lab operators.

09/11/2013

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Police: Drunk Man Breaks Into Church To Sleep

A man has been jailed on burglary charges after police say he broke into a western Pennsylvania church after a night of drinking, only to be found fast sleep by police the next morning.

08/06/2013

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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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Protestant Group Votes To Divest From Fossil Fuels

A group of Protestant churches has become the first U.S. religious body to vote to divest its pension funds and investments from fossil fuel companies because of climate change concerns.

07/03/2013

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Vandals Break 168-Year Old Window At Church

State police have been searching for a vandal who threw a large rock through an original stained-glass window at a 19th century church in southwestern Pennsylvania.

06/17/2013

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Local Church’s Madonna Statue Smashed, Destroyed

One person was arrested after the Madonna statue at a local church was smashed and destroyed.

05/25/2013

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Suspect Accused Of Stealing Cash Box From Church Pierogi Sale Arrested

The man accused of stealing a cash box from a church pierogi sale Friday afternoon in Beaver County is now in police custody.

03/15/2013

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Officials Break Ground On Rebuilding Of Fayette Co. Church

Church-goers stood and watched as their place of worship went up in flames a year ago. Today, members of the congregation are celebrating and looking toward the future more than ever.

02/18/2013

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Holy Angels Gears Up For 1st Fish Fry Of Season

Kitchens across the area were busy this morning with people prepping for their annual fish fry.

02/13/2013

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Newtown Church Evacuated After Threat, Worshipers Say

Worshipers hurriedly left a church Sunday in Connecticut, saying they were told there was a bomb threat not far from the elementary school where 20 kids and six adults were massacred.

12/16/2012

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Local Churches Hold Special Services After Conn. Massacre

As the nation mourns, people in our area are left reeling by the tragedy in Connecticut.

12/15/2012

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Presents Stolen From Church

A local church is trying to track down two dozen Christmas presents after they were stolen.

12/06/2012

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Historic Church Home To Squatters, Fires

The St. Peter and Paul Church in East Liberty caught fire this morning. It’s an historic landmark, and was featured in the ‘90s movie Dogma, but has recently been plagued by squatters.

12/05/2012

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