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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.


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Cardinals Set Tuesday As Start Date For Conclave

Cardinals have set Tuesday as the start date for the conclave to elect the next pope, signaling that they were wrapping up a week of discussions about the problems of the church and who best among them might lead it.


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New Vatican Chapel Designed By Pittsburgh Architect

The College of Cardinals met Monday, but they have yet to decide when they will begin the conclave to elect a new pope.


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Pittsburghers Largely Understand Pope’s Decision To Resign

There was some shocking news from the Vatican Monday morning as Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign at the end of the month.


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Full Text Of Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he would resign Feb. 28 because he is simply too old to carry on. Here is the text of his announcement, delivered to cardinals gathered for a ceremony to name three new saints.


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Cardinal Wuerl: Pope’s Resignation Is A ‘Great Surprise’

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Cardinal Donald Wuerl about his reaction to Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation.

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Pope Benedict XVI To Resign At End Of February

Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign Feb. 28, the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.


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Bishop Wuerl Elevated To Cardinal

ROME  (KDKA) – Former Pittsburgh bishop, Donald Wuerl, was elevated to cardinal Saturday morning at the Vatican in Rome. Before going to Washington, D.C. to be the archbishop, Wuerl was the bishop of the Diocese […]


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Following Wuerl’s Elevation to Cardinal

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Post-Gazette writer Ann Rodgers is in Rome following Archbishop Donald Wuerl’s elevation to Cardinal. She talks to Larry and John live with the latest news from the Vatican.

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Cardinal-Designate Wuerl Departs For Rome

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Archbishop of Washington Donald Wuerl left Dulles International Airport for Rome where he will be elevated to cardinal this weekend by Pope Benedict XVI. He said at the airport he was excited […]