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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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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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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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Local Catholics Celebrate As Pope Francis Is Officially Installed

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

03/19/2013

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What Does Pope Francis Mean For Future Of Church?

What does Pope Francis mean for the future of the church? It’s too soon to say, but one expert on the church says the biggest change may be his style.

03/14/2013

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Native Argentinian Overjoyed By Election Of Pope Francis

Maria Ferreyra, of Point Breeze, expressed her excitement and pleasure over the election of an Argentinian cardinal to be the new head of the Roman Catholic Church.

03/13/2013

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)

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio Elected As New Pope

White smoke signifying the election of a new pope began billowing out of the Sistene Chapel’s chimney just after 7 p.m. local time.

03/13/2013

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Black Smoke Again, New Pope Not Yet Elected

Black smoke again billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, meaning that Catholic cardinals hadn’t elected a pope on their second or third rounds of balloting.

03/13/2013

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Cardinals Fail To Select Pope In First Vote

It is the first day Cardinals of the Catholic Church can elect a new pope. While a pope could be elected on the first ballot, most believe that is highly unlikely.

03/12/2013

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Local Clergymen Discuss Pope’s Resignation, Selecting New Leader

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte is joined by local clergymen to discuss Pope Benedict’s historic resignation and the process of electing a new pope.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/16/2013

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Author Offers Insight In Catholic Church, Priests

With the recent resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, many are wondering what will happen for the future of the Catholic Church.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2013

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Supporter Of Female Priests To Speak In Pittsburgh

Father Roy Bourgeois, a priest in Columbus, Ga., is talking about some controversial issues involving the Church.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/22/2011

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Cardinal Wuerl Reflects On Time In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – He was the bishop of Pittsburgh for 18 years. After that, he was made the archbishop of Washington, D.C. Within the last month, he was elevated to the College of Cardinals of […]

12/13/2010

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