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Come together with Catholics & people of all faiths for Virginia & its leaders Please reserve this date! Thursday, February 15, 2018 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., with reception to...
Pope Francis appoints Bishop Barry C. Knestout as Bishop of the Richmond Diocese With great joy, the Virginia Catholic Conference welcomes Auxiliary Bishop Barry C. Knestout of the Archdiocese of...
Arlington, Richmond dioceses invite all to come together for dialogue, prayer with, and for, elected leaders and Virginia With the 2017 elections over, our attention returns to how Catholics can...
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