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Bishop Zubik on terrorist aftermath

Together with the clergy, religious and lay faithful of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, I offer my deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, France, and to the Fre ...


Diocese, Carlow partner to offer tuition support

Carlow University, in partnership with the Diocese of Pittsburgh, will recognize the commitment of parents who chose to invest in a Catholic elementary and secondary education for their children by of ...


Sports Night gala raises money for Catholic school

The North Side Friends and Neighbors honored Pirates skipper Clint Hurdle and Tim Carey, merchandise director for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with its North Side Hall of Fame Award at the 18th Annual Gal ...


Bishop David Zubik

Reach out and touch somebody's hand

This week’s issue of the Pittsburgh Catholic is being mailed directly to your home through the kindness and generosity of your neighborhood parish. Consider this an early Christmas gift!If you d ...


Pope advocates family meal time

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A family that chooses to watch TV or play with their smartphones rather than talk at the dinner table is “hardly a family,” Pope Francis said.“When childre ...

Father Bober

Some saints have ties to the U.S.

QUESTION: Just how many American saints are there, and who was the first one?ANSWER: Ten saints are usually associated with the United States. In addition, we share with Canada a group of saints known ...

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