Bishop Zubik Hoping To Give Parishioners More Of A Say In Future Of ChurchesParishioners in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh can expect more mergers and even more closures, but according to Bishop David Zubik, congregations will have more of a say.
Supreme Court Justices Divided Over Health Law Birth Control PlanThe Supreme Court seems deeply divided over the arrangement devised by the Obama administration to spare faith-based groups from having to pay for birth control for women covered under their health plans.
Bishop Zubik Heads To Washington, D.C. To Challenge Part Of Affordable Care ActPittsburgh Catholic Diocese Bishop David Zubik is taking the United States government to court on Wednesday.
Nearly 100 Parishioners Gather For Bishop Zubik’s “Service Of Apology”A "Service of Apology" was held Monday evening by Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Bishop David Zubik.
Grand Jury: 2 Bishops Hid Sex Abuse Of Hundreds Of Children Two Roman Catholic bishops who led a central Pennsylvania diocese helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by over 50 priests or religious leaders over a 40-year period, according to a grand jury report issued Tuesday.
Bishop Zubik: Pope “Not Being Judge,” “Not Being Politician” In War Of Words With TrumpPittsburgh Catholic Diocese leader Bishop David Zubik says Pope Francis is not judging Donald Trump, weighing in on the holy war of words that erupted Thursday between the pontiff and the presidential candidate.
Bishop Zubik: Decision To Close St. John Vianney Not An Easy OneThe days are numbered for a local Catholic church.
Pittsburgh Diocese Announces Closure Date Of St. John Vianney ChurchOver the weekend, it became official that the Allentown neighborhood will be losing St. John Vianney when the diocese closes the church this spring.
Pope Francis Joins Hundreds Of Thousands For MassPope Francis led hundreds of thousands of the faithful Sunday at the last and biggest event of his joyful, six-day U.S. visit - a Mass on Philadelphia's grandest boulevard - after consoling victims of the church sex abuse scandal and offering words of hope to jail inmates.
Downtown Philadelphia Deserted Ahead Of Pope Francis' VisitDowntown Philadelphia streets are largely deserted a day before Pope Francis' visit.
Pope Speeds Up, Simplifies Process For Marriage AnnulmentsPope Francis radically reformed the Catholic Church's process for annulling marriages Tuesday, allowing for fast-track decisions and removing automatic appeals in a bid to speed up and simplify the procedure.
Pope: Priests In Holy Year Can Absolve 'Sin Of Abortion'Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart."