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Bishop Edward M. Lohse.

Vatican appoints new administrator of Steubenville Diocese amid possible merger

Jun 14, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Vatican has removed Bishop Paul Bradley as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Steubenville, the bishop revealed on Friday.  Read more

Bishop Earl K. Fernandes of Columbus, Ohio, and Bishop Paul J. Bradley, apostolic administrator of Steubenville, Ohio.

Local bishops: Steubenville-Columbus diocesan merger back in play

Dec 13, 2023

By Matt McDonald

The bishops who lead the dioceses of Columbus and Steubenville in Ohio could present a merger plan to the U.S.... Read more

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

A Traditional Latin Mass.

Steubenville bishop bans Latin Mass at Franciscan University, effective immediately

Mar 7, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of the Diocese of Steubenville ordered an immediate end to the Latin Mass on Franciscan University’s campus. Read more

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.

Steubenville-Columbus diocesan merger halted one week before vote at U.S. bishops’ meeting

Nov 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Diocese of Steubenville Bishop Jeffrey Monforton announced Monday that a proposed merger with the Diocese of Columbus will be put... Read more

Holy Name Cathedral in Steubenville, Ohio.

Steubenville diocese faces prospect of union with Columbus with ‘fortitude’

Oct 11, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of Steubenville, Ohio, announced in a message to the diocese on Tuesday that a merger of the... Read more

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.

Two more US bishops emphasize the need for Eucharistic document

Jul 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. bishops are drafting a Eucharistic document to catechize Catholics, not to score political points, two bishops emphasized this... Read more

Biology major Michael Rohall and Franciscan University biology professor Dr. Kyle McKenna prepare to analyze blood samples for coronavirus specific antibodies. Photo courtesy of the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Franciscan University studying herd immunity, coronavirus

Apr 24, 2021

The Franciscan University of Steubenville is conducting a research study to better understand COVID-19 and herd immunity. Read more