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Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” Motto

A battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.

04/15/2014

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Fish Frys Mark Start Of Lenten Season On Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday at Mount Saint Peter Parish in New Kensington. The faithful receive the ashen symbol of the cross at a church that dates back 123 years.

03/05/2014

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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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Demonic Possession: Real Or Mental Illness?

Is demonic possession real or the manifestation of mental illness?

02/12/2014

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Ex-County Commissioner Authors Book About Dark Forces Haunting His Home

Inside the inviting turn-of-the-century house on Brownsville Road, former Allegheny County commissioner Bob Cranmer says a two-year battle is being waged between good and evil — God and the devil.

02/11/2014

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Exorcism Expert A Former Skeptic, Now Trains Priests In Exorcisms

So, exorcism might seem like fiction. But did you know that the Vatican has actually encouraged every Catholic diocese to have a trained exorcist on staff?

02/10/2014

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Methodist Jury Convicts Pa. Pastor For Gay Wedding

A United Methodist pastor was convicted Monday of breaking church law by officiating his son’s same-sex wedding and could be defrocked after a high-profile trial that has rekindled debate over the denomination’s policy on gay marriage.

11/18/2013

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Pa. Legislator’s Bill Would Require “In God We Trust” In Public Schools

Should “In God We Trust” be posted in public school buildings? That’s what a bill introduced by a suburban Pittsburgh legislator would require.

11/13/2013

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10 Commandments Group Erects 3rd Memorial

A southwestern Pennsylvania community group has erected a third Ten Commandments monument in the wake of a lawsuit by an atheists’ group challenging a similar monument on public school grounds.

08/19/2013

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Archaeologists Believe They Have Unearthed Piece Of Cross Used To Crucify Jesus

Archaeologists working at an ancient church in Turkey believe they have unearthed a piece of the cross used to crucify Jesus.

08/02/2013

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Late Pope John Paull II Cleared For Sainthood, Has Local Ties

When Pope John Paul II wanted someone to design the Chapel of the Holy Spirit in the Vatican — the job fell to Pittsburgh architect Lou Astorino — who went to Rome to meet him.

07/05/2013

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Connellsville Gets A 2nd Ten Commandments Marker

A new marker displaying the Ten Commandments was unveiled on Arch Street in Fayette County Saturday night in front of a building housing an organization called the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.

06/29/2013

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Rep. Metcalfe Stops Openly Gay Legislator From Speaking

Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, a Philadelphia Democrat and the only openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania, says Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Cranberry Republican, invoked a House rule to keep Sims from talking about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage rulings.

06/28/2013

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Police: Man Threatened Mom Over ‘Poison’ Pork

A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he threatened his mother with a 10-inch kitchen knife because he believed she was trying to “poison” him with pork in violation of his Muslim beliefs.

06/19/2013

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North Braddock Food Bank Faces New Challenges

The North Braddock Food Bank, which operates out of the Word and Worship Church, is now fending for themselves.

05/30/2013

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