Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese
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.
A group of parishioners staged a sit-in Saturday to protest the closure of their church.
The final Mass was held Saturday afternoon at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Monongahela.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Pittsburgh’s Polish Hill section will mark Sunday’s canonization of two popular 20th century popes with a special ceremony involving a relic of Pope John Paul II’s.
Retired pontiff Benedict XVI will help Pope Francis celebrate the sainthood ceremony Sunday for John Paul II and John XXIII, setting the stage for an unprecedented occurrence of two living popes canonizing two of their predecessors. About 1 million pilgrims are expected at the event and many were flooding into Rome on Saturday.
The Catholic Church is set to canonize Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday.
The National Catholic Educational Association Convention and Expo is expected to draw thousands of Catholic educators from across the county to Pittsburgh.
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says a clergyman awaiting trial on charges he molested four students 30 years ago at a school in Australia is the subject of a “credible” allegation of abuse from when he taught at the city’s North Catholic High School.
Declining numbers has claimed another Catholic church in our area.
Police were on the scene of a crash where a school bus drove over a car, smashing it and killing the driver.
At the behest of Pope Francis, the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese embraced the chance to survey Catholic families on challenges faced in today’s more liberal American culture.
Is demonic possession real or the manifestation of mental illness?
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.
Catholic groups in western Pennsylvania received another favorable legal ruling in their fight over mandates in the federal health care overhaul law.
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has won a federal lawsuit that makes all Catholic institutions exempt from the Affordable Care Act.