Pittsburgh Diocese Offering Packages To See Pope In PhillyIn September, thousands from this area are expected to travel to Philadelphia to attend what some call a once-in-a-lifetime event.
Report: Pope Francis To Visit PennsylvaniaPope Francis will visit the United States next year, his first U.S visit since becoming Pope in 2013.
Pope Urges Importance Of Having Kids, As Millennials Choosing Not ToTime magazine’s 2013 cover story touted a new demographic group: the child-free, suggesting that millennials did not necessarily see having kids as very important to a successful marriage.
Locals Celebrate Canonization Of Former Popes Bishop David Zubik is among several local Catholics who made the trip to the Vatican, while thousands celebrated here.
Polish Hill Church Marking Historic Canonization By Enshrining RelicImmaculate Heart of Mary Church in Pittsburgh’s Polish Hill section will mark Sunday’s canonization of two popular 20th century popes with a special ceremony involving a relic of Pope John Paul II’s.
Benedict To Join In Double Sainthood CeremonyRetired pontiff Benedict XVI will help Pope Francis celebrate the sainthood ceremony Sunday for John Paul II and John XXIII, setting the stage for an unprecedented occurrence of two living popes canonizing two of their predecessors. About 1 million pilgrims are expected at the event and many were flooding into Rome on Saturday.
Bishop Zubik Heading To Rome For Canonization Of 2 PopesThe Catholic Church is set to canonize Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday.
Bishops Deliver City's Easter Blessing Several bishops held a prayer service in Mt. Washington Saturday morning, delivering an Easter blessing for the City of Pittsburgh.
Vatican Says Westmoreland Co. Churches Must Pair TogetherThe Vatican has cleared the way for the pairing of two Westmoreland County parishes.
Pope Talks Women In The Church, Gay Issues On Recent TripThis Holy Father is proving himself to be a pope of the people.
Indecent Exposure Charges Dropped In CMU Naked Pope IncidentIndecent exposure charges have been dropped against a Carnegie Mellon University student after dressed up as the pope, and was naked from the waist down, with a her pubic hair shaved in the shape of a cross.