The service was held just a day before the federal holiday recognizing the slain civil rights leader.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese honored the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday.

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The annual Mass for Peace and Justice was held this morning at St. Paul’s Cathedral.

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It comes the day before Martin Luther King Day.

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Several other church groups also honored the slain civil rights leader today.