Bethel Park Man's Altar Design Chosen For Pope's Outdoor MassWhen Pope Francis celebrates outdoor Mass in Washington this September, he'll be using a custom-made altar and papal chair designed by an architecture student from Western Pennsylvania.
Cardinal Wuerl Preparing For Conclave While an American is unlikely to be chosen as the pope, there are some who think very highly of Pittsburgh-native Donald Wuerl.
New Vatican Chapel Designed By Pittsburgh Architect The College of Cardinals met Monday, but they have yet to decide when they will begin the conclave to elect a new pope.
Pope Benedict XVI Holds Final General AudiencePope 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.
Pope Blesses Thousands In One Of Last Appearances 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.
Cardinal Wuerl Returns To Pittsburgh
Bishop Wuerl Elevated To Cardinal