Association of Pittsburgh Priests 

"Women and men responding to God's baptismal call to renew ourselves and the Catholic Church, welcoming and including all, for a world of mercy, justice and peace."

New APP Event Co-Sponsored with PAX Christi

Join us Wednesday, June 29 at 7PM

for a Zoom discussion of the new pastoral letter by Archbishop John Wester

"Living in the Light of Christ's Peace:  A Conversation toward Nuclear Disarmament"


Timely Resources for Family, Friends, & Parishes

Caring for Our Common Home -Dr Shattuck

The Gift of Women for Today's Synodal Church -Casey Stanton

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 APP Statement on Abortion



The Association of Pittsburgh Priests is appalled by the unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine and the senseless death and destruction that has accompanied it.

We call for the immediate cessation of armed aggression and strongly affirm all ongoing diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis and strive for a peaceful resolution based on justice and the tenets of international law.

We implore the U.S. government, as well as governments of other nations, to open their borders and provide a place of refuge to Ukrainians fleeing war. And we encourage them to provide humanitarian assistance to those who remain in their homeland. In this vein, the APP is leading an effort to aid victims of the war through Catholic Relief Services.

Moreover, we ask all people of good will to support the courageous people of Ukraine through their prayers and by giving generously to charitable institutions assisting refugees and the displaced.

Finally, may this unwarranted act of Russian aggression perpetrated on a peaceful people cause us as Americans to examine our own conduct in regard to military interventions in Latin America, Southeast Asia, the Persian Gulf region, and Afghanistan.

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