Pope Francis Reverses Benedict Decision, Reimposes Restrictions On Latin MassPope Francis cracked down Friday on the spread of the old Latin Mass, reversing one of Pope Benedict XVI’s signature decisions in a major challenge to traditionalist Catholics who immediately decried it as an attack on them and the ancient liturgy.
Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: Local Religious Leaders On Staying Hopeful During The PandemicWith so much suffering as the novel coronavirus spreads around the world, people of faith may wonder: How can this be?
Law Center: Local School Districts Have Policies That Violate Constitutional Right To Express Religious BeliefsA non-profit organization is claiming policies at local school districts are violating students' First Amendment rights.
United Methodist Church May Be Heading For Split Over Same-Sex Marriage And HomosexualityThe United Methodist Church may be heading for a split.
Judge Rejects New Federal Health Rule Affecting AbortionsA federal judge in New York has struck down a rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds.
Man Claims Restaurant Asked Him To Leave For Wearing CrossAn Indiana man and his pastor are claiming that a local restaurant profiled them and threatened to throw the man out for wearing a cross in public.
Monroeville Borough’s Pre-Meeting Prayer Ritual Comes Under FireThe Lord’s Prayer, which is said at the beginning of every council meeting in Monroeville, is now causing a controversy.
Federal Judge: Ten Commandments Monument Violates U.S. ConstitutionIt’s a been a three-year battle over a stone monument of the Ten Commandments, positioned outside of a Connellsville junior high school.
Pennsylvania's Religious Freedom Act Differs From Controversial Indiana LawPennsylvania has a Religious Freedom Restoration Act, but Indiana took it a step further.
Bishop Zubik Takes To TV To Invite Catholics Back To ChurchIn a somewhat unusual television ad campaign, a local Catholic bishop has an important message.
County Council Shoots Down 'In God We Trust' BillAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto "In God We Trust" in county council's chambers.
Councilwoman Pushes Posting Of "In God We Trust" In Allegheny Co. CourthouseIt's part of a national effort to honor the motto "In God We Trust" led in Pennsylvania by state Rep. Rick Saccone who rallied folks at the state capitol last November.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Some Presbyterian Churches Open Up To Gay Marriage CeremoniesSame-sex marriage is now legal in Pennsylvania. But few churches, synagogues or mosques allow a religious wedding for gay couples.
Bill Wants "In God We Trust" Posted In Pa. SchoolsIn most schools, the priority right now is trying to keep the children focused for the last few days of school.