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Bishop Monforton
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2017

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
Phone 740-282-3631
Fax 740-282-3327

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Thank you to all who helped make the Youth Conference at Franciscan University a great success. The field house was packed for Mass!pic.twitter.com/zUzVyPcdGu

Thank you to all who helped make the Youth Conference at Franciscan University a great success. The field house was packed for Mass! pic.twitter.com/zUzVyPcdGu

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The Solemnity of Saint Mary Magdalene, the Apostle to the Apostles, encourages us to maintain a perseverant open heart to Jesus' love.

The Solemnity of Saint Mary Magdalene, the Apostle to the Apostles, encourages us to maintain a perseverant open heart to Jesus' love.

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Holy Family Fest "Young Apostles" at the Apostolate for the Consecration of the Family: Go out and share the Joy of the Gospel!pic.twitter.com/berRSACovI

Holy Family Fest "Young Apostles" at the Apostolate for the Consecration of the Family: Go out and share the Joy of the Gospel! pic.twitter.com/berRSACovI

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Angelus: Pope appeals for dialogue after Jerusalem violence

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed for moderation and dialogue after a surge of violence and killings over Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus, the Pope said he is following “with trepidation the grave tensions and violence of the last days in Jerusalem.”

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Pope Francis donates €25 thousand to ease East Africa famine

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has donated €25 thousand to the efforts of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, in support of people facing famine and food insecurity in East Africa.

The Holy Father had pledged personal assistance in a message to FAO's Conference on 3 July 2017, in which he said he was "inspired also by the desire to encourage Governments".

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Pope's Message to World Movement of Christian Workers

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a Message to the International Meeting of the World Movement of Christian Workers which has been taking place in Ávila, Spain, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its foundation.

120 delegates representing the Movement, present today in 79 countries are attending the event. The theme of the meeting is, "Land, Home and Work for a Worthy Life". The message, signed by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, stresses that "the dignity of the person is closely united to these three realities" that remind us that the fundamental experience of the human being "is to feel rooted in the world, in one Family, in a society. "

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