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U.S. Bishops Executive Committee Release Statement on Administration’s DACA Decision; Calls on Catholic Faithful to Urge Congress to Pass DREAM Act WASHINGTON—The Executive Committee of the U.S...
Come to Election Day with essential tools for faithful citizenship: prayer, understanding and education As Catholics, we are called to engage in the public square and work for the common good...
Joint Letter to Congress: 33 Organizations Urge Passage of Conscience Protection Act of 2017 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joined 32 other major pro-life, religious and...
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 […]
Because We Are Catholic
The Reach of the Catholic Church in Virginia