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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

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Virginia Catholic Conference Statement on Dobbs Decision

June 24, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia Catholic Conference Statement on Dobbs DecisionJune 24, 2022With deep gratitude the Virginia Catholic Conference welcomes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson...

USCCB alert: Urge Congress to act on gun violence

June 22, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Your voice is needed to bring about concrete action to protect lives! As the U.S. Senate nears a final negotiated bill on gun violence, your voice is needed! Please encourage your elected...

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on State Budget Actions

June 17, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on State Budget ActionsOn Wednesday, Governor Youngkin proposed two vitally important budget amendments – one to save lives, and the other to provide...

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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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