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Conference fends off religious liberty threats; preserves pro-life laws; advocates for poor, immigrants and students While legislators considered nearly 4,000 bills and resolutions during the...
This week at the 2018 Virginia General Assembly-Week 9 After nine fast and furious weeks, the Virginia General Assembly hurtled toward its scheduled adjournment on Saturday but as Sine Die...
This week at the 2018 Virginia General Assembly-Week 8 The Virginia Catholic Conference spent the week advocating on behalf of the most vulnerable Virginians, including low-income adults without...
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.
The budget proposes feature two seemingly disparate topics: health coverage for low-income Virginia residents and better protections for unborn children. But at their root, both of these issues relate to the sanctity of human life.
“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 […]