As the number of practicing Catholics declines in the two dioceses, so does the number of students enrolled in the schools they operate.
Facing decades of declining enrollment, the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Greensburg and Pittsburgh find themselves trying to stem the tide to ensure thousands of remaining students receive a quality Catholic education.
More than a year after the most recent sexual abuse scandal involving young people and priests, a growing number of Catholics are questioning their commitment to the church.
The Catholic Dioceses have seen a decline in both parishioners and priests in the past few decades and are looking at different ways to bring more people back.
The story so far: Harry Lane’s blood-filled hat is discovered, and all indications are that he has been murdered, but weeks of searching fail to turn up his body. After his father files for bankruptcy, the theory that Harry might still be alive, fleeing his debts, begins to take hold.
The story so far: Harry Lane’s blood filled hat is discovered the day after he fails to reach home in South Strabane Township. All indications are that he has been murdered, and an extensive search for his body begins. After a neighboring farmer becomes a suspect, two hundred men converge on…
The story so far: Harry Lane’s blood filled hat is discovered the day after he fails to reach home in South Strabane Township. All indications are that he has been murdered, and an extensive search for his body begins. A neighboring farmer becomes a suspect.
The story so far: On June 10, 1893, after collecting $200 for his sales as a huckster, Harry Lane heads home from Washington for the family farm in South Strabane Township but never reaches there. The next day, Harry’s bloodstained hat is found, and murder is suspected.
On a warm Saturday night in June 1893, Harry Eastman Lane, 25, disappeared. Investigators were sure a murder had been committed, but they could not find his body. What really happened to Harry – and why – would remain a mystery… until now.
What impact would the introduction of adult recreational marijuana use have on the medical cannabis industry?
Rest assured: The cash patients pay at local medical marijuana dispensaries doesn’t end up under a mattress.
As of today, 10 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized marijuana for recreational use for adults over 21, while 33 states have legalized medical marijuana.
Marijuana meant freedom to Dave Wymard before it meant incarceration.
Budding Dilemma series: Three years after Pennsylvania's medical marijuana bill was signed into law, police remain unable to verify legal users.
Pennsylvania is facing an uphill legislative struggle to legalize adult recreational marijuana use despite what appears to be growing public support for bringing cannabis out of the shadows.
Budding Dilemma marijuana series: The listening sessions have come and gone. So what comes next?
After the men investigating Rebecca McCrory’s death determined she was murdered, the hunt began for her killer. Suspicion fell quickly upon a neighbor and suitor, Edward Nixon, who went into hiding and was not found until three days after the discovery of the body.
Around sunset on Oct. 25, 1828, Rebecca McCrory left home on foot for her sister’s house. She never made it. Her body was found two days later, her throat cut from ear to ear. At first, neighbors thought the pregnant teenager had killed herself, but an inquest and examination proved she had been murdered.
The story so far: Charged with the murder of her husband, Lillian Roupe faces an all-male jury and a packed courtroom at her trial. It becomes clear in testimony that Lillian’s marriage was marked by abuse at the hands of a hot-tempered drinker, but the prosecutor’s case is bolstered by fore…