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VCC welcomes His Excellency, Bishop Barry C. Knestout

January 12, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Statement on Installation of new Bishop of Richmond His Excellency, Bishop Barry C. Knestout Today the Virginia Catholic Conference greets with joy His Excellency, Bishop Barry C. Knestout, who...

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This Week at the 2018 Virginia General Assembly-Week 1

January 12, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2018 Virginia General Assembly-Week 1 The 60-day 2018 session of the Virginia General Assembly kicked off Wednesday against a backdrop of changes in the political makeup of the...

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VA General Assembly opens Wednesday and we’ll be there

January 9, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Conference to advocate for life, justice and the common good. We’ll need your help! When the 2018 session of the Virginia General Assembly opens at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 10, the Virginia...

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Register: join VA bishops for prayer; plan advocacy for life, justice

December 19, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

Bishop Burbidge and Bishop-designate Knestout invite faithful to annual prayer for legislators, VA; encourage grassroots advocacy Register now to join our bishops Feb. 15, 2018 for the 3rd Virginia...

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Save the date-Come together for the commonwealth: Virginia Vespers

December 11, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

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...

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Welcome Bishop-designate Barry C. Knestout as Richmond's new bishop

December 5, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

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...

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You're invited to gather for dialogue, prayer with, for, elected leaders, VA

November 17, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

  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...

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After elections the work for life and justice continues

November 8, 2017 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by the Virginia Catholic Conference After the election, the work for life and justice continues For many months Virginians have watched the political campaigns taking place here and...

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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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