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Polish Hill Church Marking Historic Canonization By Enshrining Relic

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.

04/26/2014

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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)

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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Pope Benedict XVI Offers Final Blessings At Emotional Sendoff

Pope Benedict XVI offered his final blessing today. He thanked the crowd for their friendship and affection, telling them that he is starting the last part of his pilgrimage on this Earth.

02/28/2013

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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

Cardinal-designate Donald Wuerl, Pope Benedict XVI

Cardinal Wuerl Receives Traditional Ring From Pope

VATICAN CITY (KDKA) – The newly-installed Cardinal Donald Wuerl received his traditional gold ring today following Saturday’s ceremony to elevate him to his new rank. Pope Benedict XVI presented the rings to the 24 newly-appointed […]

11/21/2010

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