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The Saint Sharbel Spiritual Life Center in Pittsburgh opened in December 2023 and offers spiritual formation with a special focus on the life of Maronite priest and hermit St. Sharbel Makhlouf.

One-of-a-kind Saint Sharbel spiritual center opens in Pittsburgh

Jan 10, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

Located in Pittsburgh’s suburban neighborhood of Beechview sits a unique Catholic spiritual center that is the only one of its... Read more

Bishop-elect Mark A. Eckman

Pope Francis names new auxiliary bishop for Diocese of Pittsburgh

Nov 5, 2021

By CNA Staff

Fr. Mark A. Eckman is pastor of Pittsburgh’s Resurrection Parish. Read more

St. Anthony's Chapel in Pittsburgh, PA, with the largest collection of relics outside Rome.

The strange tale of 5,000 relics finding a home in a Pittsburgh chapel

Oct 30, 2021

By Adelaide Mena

Nestled in a sleepy neighborhood in the hills rising over Pittsburgh lies a small chapel. Inside St. Anthony’s Chapel lies... Read more

The Church of St. Benedict the Moor in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Priests share hope for new Pittsburgh parish in Black Catholic tradition

Mar 13, 2021

By Kate Veik

Last summer, Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh made an important announcement. St. Benedict the Moor, a historic parish in the... Read more

Bishop-elect David J. Bonnar of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio. Courtesy photo.

Ex-chaplain to Pittsburgh Steelers named bishop of Youngstown, Ohio

Nov 17, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Tuesday named Pittsburgh priest Fr. David J. Bonnar the next bishop of Youngstown, Ohio.  Read more

The Cathedral of Saint Paul in Pittsburgh.

Lawsuit on disclosure of abuse claims allowed to proceed against Diocese of Pittsburgh

Jan 9, 2020

A judge in Pennsylvania is allowing a lawsuit to move forward arguing that the Diocese of Pittsburgh has created a... Read more

Flowers and cards sit at a makeshift memorial down the street from the Tree Of Life Synagogue, where a deadly shooting took place on Oct. 28, 2018.

After synagogue shooting, bishops decry anti-Semitism and pray for victims

Oct 29, 2018

Catholic bishops promised prayers for victims and their families while condemning anti-Semitism, after a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday... Read more

Cardinal Donald Wuerl. Courtesy of Archdiocese of Washington.

Cardinal Wuerl's name vandalized on Catholic high school sign

Aug 21, 2018

A Catholic high school named after Cardinal Donald Wuerl was vandalized Monday, following continued criticism of the cardinal’s handling of... Read more

Cathedral of Saint Paul in Pittsburgh.

As Pittsburgh churches consolidate, bishop urges strong communities

May 1, 2018

By Perry West

As the Diocese of Pittsburgh moves to condense its 188 parishes into 57 multi-parish groups, Bishop David Zubik hopes the... Read more