Pittsburgh Diocese Panel Proposes Merging 188 Parishes To 48A Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh panel has recommended a merging the current 188 parishes in the six-county diocese into 48.
Bishop Zubik Wants Dreamers To Have A Chance: ‘God Is Always There For The Underdog’Bishops representing the Catholic Church have joined the chorus of those wanting to give Dreamers a chance, urging the faithful to call their senators and congressional representatives to restore DACA.
Bishop Zubik On The Mend, Vows To Take It EasyJust two days after undergoing a three-hour back surgery, Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik was back at St. Paul Seminary.
Bishop Zubik Surgery Called A SuccessThe Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese announced Monday afternoon that Bishop David Zubik's surgery was a success.
Bishop Zubik Calls An Uber, Driver Turns Out To Be Old FriendWhen a leg problem stopped him from driving, Roman Catholic Bishop David Zubik started communing with a new world called "Uber."
Bishop Zubik Says He Got Hate Mail For St. Patrick's Day-Lent Meat RulingPittsburgh's Roman Catholic bishop says he got hate mail for allowing church members to eat meat on St. Patrick's Day, which this year fell on a Friday during Lent.
Bishop Zubik: Dan Rooney Was ‘Quintessentially A Pittsburgher & Very Humble'One person who was with Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney in his final days was the leader of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, Bishop David Zubik.
St. Patrick's Day Falling On A Friday Poses Dilemma For CatholicsFish is usually the main course for Catholics who abstain from meat, on Fridays during Lent.
Bishop Zubik Gives Irish-Catholics OK To Eat Meat On St. Patrick's DayBishop David Zubik, of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, is giving Irish-Catholics the okay to eat corned beef and hash on St. Patrick's Day.
Catholic Diocese Merging Several Schools, Closing 1 Elementary SchoolThe Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is announcing new plans for parish schools in the North Hills.
Bishop Working To Reverse Declining Catholic School EnrollmentPittsburgh is marked by a rich history of vibrant Catholic schools.
Vatican Issues Revised Guidelines, Instructions Regarding CremationIn a big announcement, the Vatican has revised instructions and some of the guidelines regarding Catholics and cremation.
Pittsburgh Diocese Subpoenaed As Part Of Grand Jury Probe Into Priest Sex Abuse AllegationsThe Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says they have been subpoenaed by the state Attorney General’s Office as part of an investigation into the allegations of sex abuse by priests.
Pittsburgh Diocese Initiative Designed To Draw People Back To ChurchThe Diocese says Mass attendance has dwindled from almost 247,000 in the year 2000 to just over 149,000 last year.
Pittsburghers Gather To Pray For Peace And ReconciliationNot knowing where else to turn, a noon-day crowd gathered at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church downtown Friday to pray for peace and reconciliation while decrying the violence that is ripping the nation.