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

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

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

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

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Hartford archdiocese works to guide faithful through parish merger

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