Pittsburgh Catholic churches to open to full seating capacity

Pittsburgh Catholic churches will lift all seating restrictions on May 31.

The announcement came Wednesday from Bishop David Zubik.

“We are eager to welcome more people back to Holy Mass and to the reception of Holy Communion. We are excited to be moving in this direction,” said Bishop Zubik in a statement. 

Zubik encouraged pastors to consider maintaining an area of pews marked for socially distanced seating for parishioners who prefer to attend mass in that manner.

The statement also said…