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This week at the 2018 Virginia General Assembly: Week 7 With the second half of the 2018 General Assembly session in full-swing legislators are considering legislation from the other side of the...
Monday, Feb. 26: Join U.S. bishops’ Lenten Congressional Call-In Campaign The U.S. Bishops have called Catholics to participate in a nationwide call-in effort in support of Dreamers on Monday,...
This week at the 2018 Virginia General Assembly-Week 6 This week in Richmond marked crossover on Feb. 13, the deadline for the House and Senate to act on their own bills. With that, the second...
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.
“Today, having a clear faith based on the Creed of the Church is often labeled as fundamentalism …We are building a dictatorship of relativism that does not recognize anything as definitive.”
I heard more than one legislator talk about the genuine friendships which they had developed with people across the aisle.
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 […]