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Catholic leaders urge regrouping on health care

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON — After efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed late July 17 in the U.S. Senate, Catholic health care leaders said they hope Congress will work together,... More

Rich soil: Parish reaps joyful harvest

If results are any indication, the land across the street from St. Joan of Arc Parish’s offices in South Park Township must be the rich soil that Jesus spoke of in the “parable of the...

From 1992: 17,000 celebrate 25th anniversary

The following story appeared in the June 12, 1992, issue of the Pittsburgh Catholic. Filled with the power of the Holy Spirit, charismatics celebrated the 25th anniversary of their...

Donor gifts help lay leaders pursue studies

When Christine Patsch took over leadership of her parish’s faith formation program years ago, she never expected to pursue higher education in the field. Tuition was too costly. But...

Pope OKs new path to sainthood

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has approved a fourth pathway to possible sainthood — giving one’s life in a heroic act of loving service to others. In a new apostolic letter,...

Three women promise lifelong fidelity to Christ

DETROIT — Three brides in long, white dresses stood before the altar of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit. There was not a single groom in sight. Like the 10 wise...

'Love can bring people together'

The heart of Christ is on fire with love and can change our lives, said Father Charles Bober. Seeing others as Christ does can make all the difference in the world. “We don’t see...

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School News

Students, educators honored nationally

School News

St. Joseph High School junior Isabelle Schroeder was one of 3,000 students from around the world to advance to the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest in College...

Faith

Around The Diocese

Around the Diocese

CELEBRANT SINGERS

The Celebrant Singers will be live in concert at St. Cecelia Parish in Rochester on Tuesday, July 25, and St. Richard Parish in Richland Township on...

Around the diocese

PROMISE OF

CHRISTMAS

Christmas is coming to Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood on Sunday, July 16, from 1-4 p.m. as St. Anthony Chapel presents a...

Around the Diocese

MESSAGES OF FATIMA

St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Perrysville is sponsoring a monthly series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. Next...

AROUND THE DIOCESE

VOICELESS

Public is invited to attend a free showing of the film “Voiceless” on Friday, July 7, at Evangel Community Church, 1530 Harlansburg Road in New Castle, starting...

Columns

Bridging borders for culture of life

In April, I was blessed to attend an amazing pro-life, pro-family gathering of the Catholic Hispanic community that spanned both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Having grown up in a Mexican...

Shut up and listen

Knitters. You think of nice people making scarves, right? You can hear them talking merrily about books they’re reading, the latest news, their children. An oasis of kindness in a cruel...


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