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Virginia General Assembly Update–Week 3

January 27, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update–Week 3 Big Victory on Assisted Suicide: Yesterday a Senate committee defeated the assisted suicide bill by a 9-5 vote. To each of you who contacted your senator...

Virginia General Assembly Update–Week 2

January 20, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update–Week 2Today, so many are gathered in DC for the national March for Life. We join our prayers with all who are attending today!This morning in Richmond, life issues...

Register today for Virginia Pro-Life Day

November 30, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

 Join us on February 1st in Richmond! Register today for Virginia Pro-Life Day on February 1st! Stand up for life and join us for a full day of advocacy, prayer and witness at the...

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on the Passing of Congressman McEachin

November 30, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on the Passing of Congressman McEachin We are saddened by the passing of U.S. Representative Donald McEachin and offer our condolences to his...

Register now for Virginia Pro-Life Day on Feb. 1

November 10, 2022 by Register now for Virginia Pro-Life Day on Feb. 1

Join us for a full day of pro-life advocacy, prayer and witness for life on February 1st in Richmond! Sign up now to join us on February 1st for Virginia Pro-Life Day!Boldly stand up for life in...

Vote tomorrow

November 7, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Pray, form your consciences and vote tomorrow, November 8!Election Day is tomorrow, November 8. As a reminder, before you vote, we encourage you to read the Pre-Election Letter by Bishop Burbidge and...

Last day to register

October 17, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Register today so you can vote on November 8!Election Day is November 8. Early voting is well underway. If you are not registered to vote, TODAY is the last day to do so in order to participate in...

To vote, you need to be registered: act now

October 12, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Register to vote today to make your voice heard on Nov. 8.On November 8, Virginians will have the opportunity to elect candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and – in some areas –...

Save the date: Come to Richmond Feb. 1 for full day of pro-life advocacy

October 5, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Save the date: Come to Richmond Feb. 1 for full day of pro-life advocacy Pregnant and need help? Click here to find pregnancy resources offered by our two dioceses.If you are not a member...

Voter resources are here

September 19, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Prayerfully prepare to vote: Read bishops’ letter and other VCC resources Election Day is November 8. Early voting begins later this week, on September 23. Virginia voters will choose...

Early voting begins next month: prepare today.

August 22, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Still time left to conduct drives, VCC resource provides key guidelines and tips This year in Virginia, Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Voters will elect candidates for the U.S. House of...

Make your vote count: act now

July 27, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Register to vote today to make your voice heard in NovemberOn November 8, Virginians will have the opportunity to elect candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives – and in some areas –...

Help register voters

July 12, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia Catholic Conference provides key voter registration template; encourages parishes to conduct drivesThis year in Virginia, Election Day is Tuesday, November 8. Voters will elect candidates to...

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...

Faithful Invited to Fast and Pray the Rosary

May 12, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Faithful Invited to Fast and Pray the RosaryIn the midst of current tensions, the USCCB is inviting Catholics around the country to join in fasting and praying the Rosary tomorrow, May 13, the...

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on U.S. Senate’s Second Rejection of Extreme Abortion Bill

May 11, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on U.S. Senate’s Second Rejection of Extreme Abortion Bill This afternoon, for the second time this year, the U.S. Senate held a vote to...

How did your legislators vote in 2022 session?

May 3, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

2022 General Assembly session saw fewer bills pass but greater progress madeDuring the 2022 General Assembly session (Jan. 12 – March 12), fewer bills crossed the finish line than in recent years...

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Veto Day and VA March for Life

April 29, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Veto Day and VA March for LifeWednesday was a big day in Richmond! The fourth annual Virginia March for Life brought together hundreds of residents from...

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