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Principles include respect for life, access, affordability and conscience protections WASHINGTON—As the U.S. Senate begins to discuss health care reform, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York,...
Decision will harm people of U.S., world, and poorest communities WASHINGTON—President Donald J. Trump announced today that the United States will not honor the Paris agreement on climate change...
U.S. Bishops Chairman Calls on Senate to Strip Harmful Proposals from House-Passed Health Care Bill May, 4, 2017 WASHINGTON—After the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health...
From the Tiber to the James
Taking the Catholic faith from the pew to the public square – a Virginia Catholic Conference blog with special guest posts.
By Kevin Mauer, Associate Director The TSA agent who ushered me through security was a middle-aged woman, remarkably loquacious for 5:00 a.m. She was quick to note the lobbyist ID poking out of my wallet and asked whom I lobbied for. I was proud to answer, “The Virginia Catholic Conference.” “You ain’t the ones against […]
By Kevin Mauer, Associate Director There’s a saying that no one is converted by the Catechism. I don’t know about that, but I do know it’s not a stretch to say that I was reverted by the Compendium of Social Doctrine. I recommend it to any person of good will, but especially to Catholics who want to know […]
By Toni Ardabell The mission of Bon Secours is to bring health and wholeness to the individuals and communities it serves. Our heritage compels us to focus on the underserved, who are often uninsured. Many of our facilities are positioned in communities where we can provide good help to those most in need. Our faith […]
This is the third and final part of a series about issues related to poverty in Southwest, Southside and Eastern Shore, Virginia. By August Wallmeyer It’s hard these days to read a newspaper or hear a broadcast news report without getting an update on Virginia’s opioid epidemic and the deaths resulting from use of this […]
Because We Are Catholic
The Reach of the Catholic Church in Virginia