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Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of Steubenville, Ohio gives the homily during Mass with members of the USCCB Region VI at the Basilica of St. John Lateran on Dec. 10, 2019, during their ad Limina Apostolorum visit.

Pope Francis names Steubenville bishop as auxiliary bishop of Detroit

Sep 28, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Bishop Jeffrey Monforton, 60, is originally from Detroit and will assist 74-year-old Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron in the administration of... Read more

Franciscan Univesity of Steubenville students who participated in the Unplugged Scholarship in its first year (from left to right): Theresa Ryan, Grace Pollock, and Paul Merkel

These Catholic college students dumped their smartphones for the year. Here’s what happened

May 7, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Three students from Franciscan University of Steubenville share what it was like to participate in the Unplugged Scholarship this academic... Read more

First Fridays on Fourth in Steubenville, Ohio. Courtesy of Brian Sizemore Photography.

Steubenville project seeks to revitalize town, connect residents and students

Jun 19, 2018

By Perry West

A new monthly event in Steubenville, Ohio, is hoping to revitalize businesses and build community between residents and Franciscan University... Read more

The Portiuncula Chapel on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Franciscan University highlights sexual assault policies following criticism

Apr 25, 2018

Franciscan University in Steubenville has said it is committed to reporting and investigating all allegations of abuse in alignment with... Read more

Fr. MIchael Scanlan.

Former president of Franciscan U posthumously receives Poverello Medal

Feb 22, 2018

By Perry West

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, former president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, will posthumously receive the 2018 Poverello Medal, the... Read more

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR.

Architect of Steubenville's Catholic revival dies at 85

Jan 7, 2017

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away on the morning of... Read more

A resident and a sister arrange flowers at the Little Sisters of the Poor's Mullen Home in Denver, CO in this undated file photo.

Resist 'hidden euthanasia' of elderly, Little Sisters stress

Oct 18, 2014

Receiving an award recognizing their works of service, members of the Little Sisters of the Poor stressed the need for... Read more

(L-R) Marc Barnes, Joseph Antoniello, Emilio Marquez, Samantha McCoy, Patrick Walters and Matthew Seal of the Harmonium Project. Courtesy of The Harmonium Project/Matthew Seal.

Students inspired by John Paul II to revitalize college town

May 14, 2014

By Hillary Mast

A group of college classmates have set out on a mission to revamp their university town in Ohio after learning... Read more