Bishop David Zubik says the decision was made in an effort to strengthen resources for students. 

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announced it is merging some of its elementary schools.

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St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin in Whitehall will merge with St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Pleasant Hills. Students will use the St. Gabriel campus.

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St. Margaret of Scotland in Green Tree will combine with St. Philip in Crafton and use the St. Margaret campus.

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Bishop David Zubik says the decision was made in an effort to strengthen resources for students.