State Supreme Court Halts Release Of 800-Page Report On Pa. Priest Sexual AbusePennsylvania's highest court is holding up the public release of a grand jury report expected to reveal details of widespread sexual abuse, dating back decades, by Roman Catholic priests in six dioceses across the state.
Judge Clears Way For Release Of Sex Abuse Report On 6 Pa. DiocesesA grand jury report will shine a light into the deep past of six dioceses in Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh and Greensburg, and determine what they did and did not do to protect children and young people from sexual abuse.
Judge Won't Delay Release Of 800-Page Report On Pa. Catholic Church Sex-Abuse AllegationsA judge is refusing to delay the publication of a state grand jury report into allegations of child sexual abuse, failing to report it and obstruction of justice within six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses.
Deacon Accused Of Sending 'Teen' Sexually Explicit Messages & Photos Waives HearingA suspended 73-year-old church deacon accused of sending sexually explicit messages and photos to an undercover police officer posing as a 14-year-old boy has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Suspends Deacon, Says Child Porn Charges Against Him Are 'Disturbing'A deacon with the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has been arrested and is facing child pornography charges, accused of trying to contact a minor over the internet.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Calls For More Deacons As Reorganization ApproachesPittsburgh Catholic Diocese Bishop David Zubik is requesting his priests to nominate men in their parishes for a deacon-in-training program.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Offers Healing Mass For Opioid Epidemic VictimsThe Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese offered a special mass of peace and healing for the victims of the opioid epidemic Sunday.
Pittsburgh-Area Catholic Schools Targeted In Burglary IncidentsPolice say in the last few weeks someone has been breaking into Pittsburgh-area Catholic schools.