Bishop David Zubik

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Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh speaks with anchor Tracy Sabol on “EWTN News Nightly” on July 15, 2024, about the attempted assassination of former president Donald Trump.

Pennsylvania bishop on Trump assassination attempt: ‘Pray for each other’

Jul 16, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh said the violence is a cause for personal examinations of conscience, noting that the event... Read more

Robert G. Bowers, 50, entered Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue during morning Shabbat prayer services on Oct. 27, 2018. He killed 11 and injured several, including police officers.

Tree of Life synagogue shooter handed federal death penalty

Aug 3, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Robert G. Bowers is the first person to be condemned to death under the Biden administration, which placed the federal... Read more


Pittsburgh ‘Pride Mass’ canceled after bishop’s letter disavows event

Jun 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Mass to which LGBTQ Catholics, families, and “allies” were invited was set to take place in Duquesne University’s Holy... Read more

Adapting to coronavirus, Pittsburgh diocese allows early Christmas Vigil Masses

Nov 2, 2020

Citing the need for more chances to go to Mass to celebrate the birth of Christ, Christmas Vigil Masses in... Read more

Bishops in US emphasize importance of life, Church teaching in voting guidances

Sep 25, 2020

As election day looms, Catholic bishops throughout the country are issuing pastoral guidance on how Catholics should think about their... 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

Police line. Caution tape.

After synagogue shooting, Bishop Zubik pleads for prayer, end to anti-Jewish bigotry

Oct 27, 2018

“May God free us from fear and hatred, and sow peace in our lives, our communities, and in the world,”... Read more

Pittsburgh bishop announces Year of Repentance

Sep 12, 2018

In the wake of recent sex abuse scandals, Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh has announced a Year of Repentance in... Read more

St. Paul's Catherdral, Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh bishop says not all grand jury accusations are 'substantiated'

Aug 13, 2018

Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh has confirmed that some of the priests named in the Pennsylvania grand jury report into... Read more

St. Paul's Catherdral, Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh bishop to release names of accused priests

Aug 6, 2018

The Bishop of Pittsburgh has pledged to release the names of all priests of the diocese accused of abuse against... 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