Federal Judge: Ten Commandments Monument Violates U.S. ConstitutionIt’s a been a three-year battle over a stone monument of the Ten Commandments, positioned outside of a Connellsville junior high school.
Pennsylvania's Religious Freedom Act Differs From Controversial Indiana LawPennsylvania has a Religious Freedom Restoration Act, but Indiana took it a step further.
Bishop Zubik Takes To TV To Invite Catholics Back To ChurchIn a somewhat unusual television ad campaign, a local Catholic bishop has an important message.
County Council Shoots Down 'In God We Trust' BillAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto "In God We Trust" in county council's chambers.
Councilwoman Pushes Posting Of "In God We Trust" In Allegheny Co. CourthouseIt's part of a national effort to honor the motto "In God We Trust" led in Pennsylvania by state Rep. Rick Saccone who rallied folks at the state capitol last November.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Some Presbyterian Churches Open Up To Gay Marriage CeremoniesSame-sex marriage is now legal in Pennsylvania. But few churches, synagogues or mosques allow a religious wedding for gay couples.
Bill Wants "In God We Trust" Posted In Pa. SchoolsIn most schools, the priority right now is trying to keep the children focused for the last few days of school.
Etna Residents Observe Good Friday With Way Of The Cross TraditionOn Good Friday in Etna, the faithful take part in a tradition that started 20 years ago, symbolically retracing the final steps of Jesus.
Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” MottoA battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.
Fish Frys Mark Start Of Lenten Season On Ash WednesdayAsh 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.
Catholics Reflect Lack Of Knowledge, Differences In SurveyAt 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.