Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese

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Priest Who Took Ice Bucket Challenge With Bishop Zubik Dies Of ALS

A Catholic priest who took the ice bucket challenge with Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik last year has died of the disease they were raising money to cure: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

18 hours ago

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Pittsburgh Diocese Offering Packages To See Pope In Philly

In September, thousands from this area are expected to travel to Philadelphia to attend what some call a once-in-a-lifetime event.

03/11/2015

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Catholic Diocese Fundraiser Brings In More Than $200 Million

The Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese celebrated a major milestone Sunday.

01/25/2015

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Pittsburgh Diocese Offering Packages To See Pope In Philly

In September, thousands from this area are expected to travel to Philadelphia to attend what some call a once-in-a-lifetime event.

01/21/2015

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Pittsburgh Crèche Survives For This Year, But Future Is Uncertain

It’s called the Pittsburgh Crèche, and it has attracted thousands of visitors since its dedication 15 years ago.

12/16/2014

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North Catholic Principal’s Resignation A Shock To Diocese Officials

The principal at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School has resigned after just a year and a half on the job, and Diocese officials say they’re surprised by the move.

10/22/2014

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Bishop Zubik Greets Students At New Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School

It’s been an exciting day for students of Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School.

09/02/2014

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Bishop Zubik Does Ice Bucket Challenge To Help Friend

Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Bishop David Zubik accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge this weekend to help a dear friend.

08/23/2014

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School Bus Driver Charged For Alleged Transporting Parochial School Kids While Drunk

Police have charged a school bus driver for driving under the influence of alcohol with more than a dozen kids on the bus. The children were on their way to parochial school.

07/17/2014

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Sneak Peek Inside New Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School

One by one, Catholic schools in Pittsburgh close their doors, as declining enrollments take their toll.

07/09/2014

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Supreme Court: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

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Legendary Steelers Coach Chuck Noll Laid to Rest

Friends, family, and Steelers Nation will say a final goodbye today to legendary head coach and Hall of Famer Chuck Noll.

06/17/2014

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Bishop, Local Catholics’ Opinion Mixed On Celibacy, Marriage In Priesthood

What is it about papal press conferences taking place on planes? After discussing same-sex couples on a previous flight, this time the 77-year-old pontiff responded to questions about celibacy and married priests.

05/30/2014

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Abuse Allegations Prompts Diocese To Send Letter To North Catholic Alumni

The doors to Bishop Donald Wuerl High School are slated to close at the end of this school year, but there is a cloud hanging over the former North Catholic High School.

05/06/2014

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Parishioners Searching For Answers After Priest Is Asked To Resign

His name is Miraslov Stalmaschek, but his parishioners at St. Barbara’s in Bridgeville affectionately call him Fr. Miro. So when the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese asked for his resignation last week many were heartbroken.

05/01/2014

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