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Report: Pope Francis To Visit Pennsylvania

Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, his first U.S visit since becoming Pope in 2013.

07/25/2014

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Bishop Zubik Reacts To Pope Francis’ Apology

Bishop David Zubik reacts to the Pope’s homily today asking forgiveness from sexual abuse victims.

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Pope Urges Importance Of Having Kids, As Millennials Choosing Not To

Time magazine’s 2013 cover story touted a new demographic group: the child-free, suggesting that millennials did not necessarily see having kids as very important to a successful marriage.

06/03/2014

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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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Benedict To Join In Double Sainthood Ceremony

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.

04/26/2014

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Bishop Zubik Heading To Rome For Canonization Of 2 Popes

The Catholic Church is set to canonize Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday.

04/24/2014

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Gov. Corbett Meets Pope, Encourages Him To Visit Pa.

Last night, the Vatican canceled a private meeting Gov. Tom Corbett was scheduled to have with Pope Francis in Rome.

03/26/2014

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Catholics Reflect Lack Of Knowledge, Differences In Survey

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.

02/28/2014

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Duquesne Professor Weighs In On Pope As Time’s “Person Of The Year”

Time Magazine announced its annual “Person of the Year” Wednesday, choosing Pope Francis.

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Boy Refuses To Leave Pope’s Side During Vatican Event

A little boy stole the show at the Vatican over the weekend after he climbed on stage to greet Pope Francis and wouldn’t leave.

10/30/2013

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Pope Talks Women In The Church, Gay Issues On Recent Trip

This Holy Father is proving himself to be a pope of the people.

07/29/2013

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Pope Francis Clears John Paul II For Sainthood

Pope Francis has cleared John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession.

07/05/2013

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Pittsburgher Designed Chapel Where Pope Francis Holds Daily Masses

It may seem like things are back to normal at the Vatican following the election of a new pope of the Catholic Church, but inside the walls heading into the Easter holiday, it is far from normal.

03/29/2013

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Local Catholics Celebrate As Pope Francis Is Officially Installed

Pope Francis celebrated his installation Mass this morning at the Vatican.

03/19/2013

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bishop Zubik Impressed By New Pope

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik about the inauguration of Pope Francis.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2013

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