Catholic schools – faith formation, academic excellence, nurturing environment

The Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program means more parents can send their children to the schools right for them. Read more »

Life, marriage and family – witness, ministries and advocacy

“The family is a good which society cannot do without, and it ought to be protected.” – Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia Learn more »

Religious freedom – bedrock of Virginian and American values

Protect the right to live faith in homes, parishes, institutions and the public square. Learn more »

Politics is local – work for the common good

“A good Catholic meddles in politics, offering the best of himself, so that those who govern can govern.” – Pope Francis Learn more »

Catholic schools – faith formation, academic excellence, nurturing environment

Life, marriage and family – witness, ministries and advocacy

Religious freedom – bedrock of Virginian and American Values

Politics is local – work for the common good

Catholic leader sees growing support for ending death penalty in Virginia

Image: Opponents of the death penalty protest at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., Jan. 12, 2021. In Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he supports a bill introduced by legislators Jan. 13 to end capital punishment in the state. (Credit: Bryan Woolston/Reuters via CNS.)

Virginia Passage of Abortion Expansion Legislation

Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout
Read Statement on Senate BillRead Statement on House Bill

Virginia Passage of Death Penalty Abolition Legislation

Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout
Read Statement

COVID-19: Prayer and Resources

Prayer from the USCCBRead Statement on House Bill

News & Events

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Action Alert

Take action – your help is needed!  

USCCB Action Alert: Tell Congress to block taxpayer funded abortions

USCCB Alert: Urge Congress to Oppose the Equality Act

Urge Governor to veto drastic abortion coverage expansion

Stop effort to fast track commercialized marijuana

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Updates

End of 2021 Virginia General Assembly Session Summary

February 26, 2021 by Jeff Caruso

  End of Session Summary   Within the next few days, the 2021 Virginia General Assembly session is expected to end. Thank you to everyone who acted on our many alerts over this fast-paced...

This Week at the 2021 Virginia General Assembly--Week 5

February 12, 2021 by Jeff Caruso

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Virginia Catholic Conference Issues

Because We Are Catholic

Catholic Education


77 primary & high schools
26,561 school students
$315.7 million – amount Catholic schools save commonwealth

Catholic Social Services


28 languages spoken
81,853 clients served
$26.9 million – total combined budget

Catholic Healthcare


8 hospitals
11,100 hospital employees
$159 million – Total community benefit

The Reach of the Catholic Church in Virginia

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Diocese of Arlington

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Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Bishop Barry C. Knestout

Diocese of Richmond

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Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo
Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Diocese of Arlington

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Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo

Bishop Barry C. Knestout

 

Diocese of Richmond

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