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

Virginia Abortion Expansion Legislation

Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout
Read Statement on Governor Northam's Signature

Legislation Abolishing Virginia’s Death Penalty

Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout
Read Statement on Governor Northam’s Signature

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: Act now to Stop Infanticide

USCCB Action Alert: Equality Act has passed House – Urge your Senators to oppose it

USCCB Action Alert: Tell Congress the ERA hurts women + the unborn

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Updates

Tell legislators: Don’t exacerbate Virginia’s health challenges

April 6, 2021 by Jeff Caruso

Tell legislators: Don’t exacerbate Virginia’s health challenges  Read the Blog Post here. If you are not a member of the Conference's advocacy network, click here to receive...

Statement by Bishop Burbidge & Bishop Knestout on VA Death Penalty Abolition

March 24, 2021 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Governor Northam’s Signature of Legislation Abolishing Virginia’s Death Penalty Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington and...

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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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