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The Diocese of Steubenville is an ecclesiastical division of the Church governed and administered by a bishop who is subject to the ultimate authority of the Holy Father. The Diocese is the local Church, the People of God, all of whom assist the Bishop in the administration of the Diocese. A diocese usually receives its name from the See City and ordinarily the Bishop resides in that city. The Diocese of Steubenville comprises thirteen counties in Eastern Ohio. They are Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Monroe, Noble and Washington. This territory comprises 5,913 square miles with a total population of 508,406 according to the 2012 federal census estimates. The Catholic Diocese of Steubenville was established on October 21, 1944 and the Most Reverend John King Mussio was appointed the first Bishop on March 16, 1945. The Catholic population is approximately 33,769.
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Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
Bishop Monforton's Twitter Feed
God bless our Franciscan Friars, TOR at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Be instruments of His peace.pic.twitter.com/7HNWuBrc3Q
10/19/17 7:23 am
God bless our Franciscan Friars, TOR at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Be instruments of His peace. pic.twitter.com/7HNWuBrc3QRead More
We are grateful to our Project Rachel leadership and their ministry of healing.pic.twitter.com/LfuqWJyTOV
10/17/17 9:26 am
We are grateful to our Project Rachel leadership and their ministry of healing. pic.twitter.com/LfuqWJyTOVRead More
Mass for Health Care Workers in the southern part of the Steubenville diocese: Thank you for caring for our fellow brothers and sisters.pic.twitter.com/yIMfHGjuqW
10/15/17 12:31 pm
Mass for Health Care Workers in the southern part of the Steubenville diocese: Thank you for caring for our fellow brothers and sisters. pic.twitter.com/yIMfHGjuqWRead More
Vatican News Feed
10/19/17 12:49 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis marked World Food Day this week with a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) where he called on world leaders and policymakers to work for a concrete, practical consensus to prevent the most tragic effects of climate change hitting the weakest and most defenseless.
“We need to change our lifestyles, the use of resources, production and consumption patterns,” the Pope said, and he decried what he described as the “negligence” that is damaging the “delicate balances of the ecosystems” and the “arrogance of manipulating and controlling” the planet.Read More
10/19/17 10:57 am
(Vatican Radio) Methodist and Catholic theologians are meeting just outside Rome this week, marking the 50th anniversary of the first ecumenical dialogue group following the Second Vatican Council. That first session of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission was held in the hill town of Ariccia in October 1967.
Pope Francis met with members of the current Commission on Thursday, together with leaders of the World Methodist Council, saying that half a century of dialogue has set us free from estrangement and suspicion and helped us to recognize each other as brothers and sisters in Christ.Read More
10/19/17 9:23 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday urged students of a French Catholic School to watch out against the lure and slavery of money, and train themselves to be promoters and defenders of equality and justice in the world.
Some 80 students and staff of Institution des Chartreux of Lyons, in Rome as part of their semester, met the Pope in the Vatican. Known commonly as Les Chartreux, the private school is managed by the Carthusians.Read More