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Be prepared: know candidates, Catholic principles before voting

October 19, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

VCC resources help voters prepare for Nov. 7 state elections In just under three weeks, on Tuesday, Nov. 7, Virginians will vote in several important elections: races for governor, lieutenant...

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Bishops say HHS Mandate Decision A Return to Common Sense

October 6, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

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...

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Election resources: where do the candidates stand?

October 2, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

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,...

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Letters needed: Write newspaper editors on care for our common home

September 29, 2017 by Kevin Mauer

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...

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Church kicks off global “Share the Journey” campaign

September 27, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

Initiative highlights Catholic moral teaching on welcoming migrants and refugees This morning, Pope Francis launched the worldwide, two-year “Share the Journey” campaign calling on Catholics and the...

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Save the date for Virginia Vespers 2018

September 26, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

Join us at third annual Virginia Vespers to offer prayers for the Commonwealth Please mark your calendars now for Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, as the Virginia Catholic Conference once again presents a...

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U.S. Bishops urge Catholics, Feds: seek humane solution for DACA youth, refugees

September 13, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

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...

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Virginia Catholic Conference statement on the passing of Francis X. DiLorenzo, Bishop of Richmond

August 18, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia Catholic Conference statement on the passing of Francis X. DiLorenzo, Bishop of Richmond With deep sadness, the Virginia Catholic Conference mourns the passing of Bishop Francis X...


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