Jenn Morson is a freelance writer living and working outside of Washington, D.C., with her husband and their four children.

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Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, takes steps to address sexual assault, Title IX issues

The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, announced Aug. 31 a new initiative aimed at better addressing sexual assault and abuse. Franciscan Fr. Sean Sheridan offered apologies for any sexual abuse or violence suffered at the hands of the university family and for any failure in handling these situations.

Alumnae question Franciscan University of Steubenville's commitment to Title IX

For the past several years, women in Franciscan University alumni groups have been sharing experiences they had while attending the school, as well as reacting to published statements by faculty, that point to a disparity between policy and practice when it comes to addressing sexual harassment and assault at the school.

After Arpaio's pardon, bishops ask for compassion for undocumented immigrants

Phoenix Bishop Thomas Olmsted did not give permission for a photo of him with Sheriff Joe Arpaio to be used in campaign materials. In fact, his stance on immigrants in the U.S. has been clear.