Pittsburgh Diocese Addresses Shrinking Numbers, ConsolidationFor the past two decades, St. Albert the Great Catholic church in Baldwin and those in surrounding communities have been losing parishioners and not attracting new ones.
Former Members Of St. Anthony's Church Continue To Fight For ReopeningWhen the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese closed a local church, its former members took their fight to keep it open all the way to the top, and even after a ruling from the Vatican, they're still not ready to give up.
Pittsburgh Diocese Initiative Designed To Draw People Back To ChurchThe Diocese says Mass attendance has dwindled from almost 247,000 in the year 2000 to just over 149,000 last year.
Bishop Zubik "Hopeful" All Sides Can Come Together, Resolve Conflict On Contraceptive MandateBishop David Zubik of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese discusses the Supreme Court’s decision (or non-decision) on the Obamacare contraceptive mandate.
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.