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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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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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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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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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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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Vatican Says Westmoreland Co. Churches Must Pair Together

The Vatican has cleared the way for the pairing of two Westmoreland County parishes.

09/02/2013

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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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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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Vatican Intern Gets Rare Glimpse At History Unfolding

As a college student, getting a good internship is important, so when Villanova student Sean Hudgins landed a social media internship at the Vatican, he was excited to go halfway across the world.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/22/2013

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)

Pope Francis Urges Protection Of Poor During Inauguration

Pope Francis has urged princes, presidents, sheikhs and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass to protect God’s creation, the weakest and the poorest of the world.

03/19/2013

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Many Anticipating Pope’s Inauguration

Hundreds of thousands of Catholics are preparing to fill St. Peter’s Square Tuesday for Pope Francis’ installation.

03/18/2013

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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

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Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt’s Statement On Election Of Pope Francis

Read Catholic Diocese of Greensburg Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt’s full statement on the election of Pope Francis.

03/13/2013

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Bishop David Zubik’s Statement On Election Of Pope Francis

Read Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik’s full statement on the election of Pope Francis I.

03/13/2013

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Cardinal Wuerl Preparing For Conclave

While an American is unlikely to be chosen as the pope, there are some who think very highly of Pittsburgh-native Donald Wuerl.

03/11/2013

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