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Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago

Chicago archdiocese announces new groupings from parish mergers

Feb 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

As part of its “Renew My Church” initiative the Archdiocese of Chicago recently announced 12 new parish groupings. By July,... Read more

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Black parishes in Chicago closing disproportionately due to low attendance, official says

Mar 31, 2021

Amid a plan to merge and close dozens of parishes, the Archdiocese of Chicago has disproportionately closed parishes that minister... Read more

St. Paul's Cathedral, Pittsburgh.

Diocese of Pittsburgh announces its third round of parish mergers

Nov 30, 2020

The Diocese of Pittsburgh has announced that it will initiate its third round of parish mergers early next year, reducing... Read more

St. Paul's Cathedral, Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh diocese announces first wave of parish mergers

May 20, 2019

The Diocese of Pittsburgh has announced the first results of a sweeping reorganization of its parishes, creating five new parishes... Read more

Church steeple in Hartford, CT.

Hartford archdiocese works to guide faithful through parish merger

Jun 15, 2017

Important decisions loom ahead as the Archdiocese of Hartford preps its reorganization plan, a reconstruction and consolidation of parishes throughout... Read more