Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh


PA elections just days away

 Catholics in all states within the Archeparchy are represented by a Catholic Conference. Visit the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference web site for upcoming election information.

The Catholic Conference is the official representative of the Catholic Church in public matters affecting the Church and the general welfare of the citizens of each state in which the organization operates.


Papal Visit Pilgrimage to Philadelphia

The Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of


Saturday, Sept. 26 - Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015
In conjunction with the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, Pa. (Sept. 22-27), it is anticipated that Holy Father Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia (his first-ever trip to the U.S.) to participate in the closing events of the 8th World Meeting of Families, including a Papal Mass to be held on Sunday, Sept. 27. The Archeparchy of Pittsburgh is planning a motorcoach excursion to the Philadelphia area to be present for this once-in-a-lifetime liturgical celebration.


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Pope Francis names Very Rev. George D. Gallaro Bishop of Piana

The Vatican has announced that the Holy Father has appointed Father George D. Gallaro Bishop of the Byzantine Eparchy of Piana degli Albanesi  in Palermo, Italy.

Father George is a priest of the the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, Massachusetts who has served the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh for the past ten years, eight of which were spent on faculty at the Byzantine Catholic Seminary of SS. Cyril & Methodius.

Metropolitan Archbishop William, the clergy, religious and faithful of the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh congratulate Bishop-elect George, and wish him peace, health and happiness for many blessed years!





Latest Appointments

Metropolitan Archbishop William announces new personnel changes

Visit the Official Appointments page for details on most recent appointments.


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