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HHS mandate decision represents return to common sense Today’s decision to expand the HHS mandate exemption is a “return to common sense, long-standing federal practice, and peaceful coexistence...
Conference releases 2017 side-by-side comparisons of candidates for governor, lt. governor and attorney general On Tuesday, November 7, Virginians will cast ballots to elect their governor,...
Catholic Climate Covenant initiative elevates our moral voice With the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi coming up on October 4, we’re partnering with the Catholic Climate Covenant in a...
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