Bishop Shuts Down Traditional Latin Mass at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, by Louis Knuffke

Msgr. Charles Pope: “Lists” of Mortal Sins
March 9, 2023
How Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Make a Killing Off the Childhood Obesity Epidemic, by Brenda Baletti, Ph.D.
March 9, 2023

Bishop Jeffrey Montforton, Diocese of Steubenville. YouTube. Screenshot

Father Dave Pivonka, the president of Franciscan University, told students in an email that he unsuccessfully tried to convince the bishop to allow the Latin Mass to continue.

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (LifeSiteNews) — Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of the Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio, has banned the Traditional Latin Mass from being offered on Franciscan University’s campus despite efforts of the school’s president to keep the Old Mass available for students and faculty.  

The mandate came last week and was effective immediately. The diocese said the move was intended to implement the norms, including the recent rescript, issued by the Holy See,” regarding the celebration of the traditional liturgy. The bishop has allowed the nearby parish of St. Peter’s to continue offering the Latin Mass and is seeking a dispensation from Rome to maintain the Old Mass there.  …

Continue reading >>>>