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Save the date for Virginia Vespers 2020

November 13, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Join us at fifth annual Virginia Vespers to offer prayers for the Commonwealth   Please mark your calendars now for Thursday, March 5, 2020, as the Virginia Catholic Conference once again...

Save the date - Feb 13, 2020 VA March for Life

October 30, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Pray, advocate and witness for life!   Earlier this year, nearly 7,000 people joined us for the first annual Virginia March for Life in Richmond. We are thankful so many of you attended and are...

VCC releases key voter education resources

September 20, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Bishops’ letter & VCC resource outline principles & issues as voters prepare for Nov. 5 elections On November 5, voters across Virginia will elect members to all 140 seats in the General...

Statement on Special Session

July 8, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Joint Statement from Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, and Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of Richmond, on July 9th Virginia General Assembly Special Session On May 31,...

Virginia Catholic Conference Statement on New Federal District Court Order

May 15, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia Catholic Conference Statement on New Federal District Court Order In an unexpected May 14 Order, U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson reversed his own dangerous ruling of May 6 which had put...

Virginia Bishops’ Statement on Federal District Court Decision

May 8, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

  Virginia Bishops’ Statement on Federal District Court Decision   On May 6, laws enacted by the people of Virginia were undermined, when a U.S. district court decision further advanced the...

How did your legislators vote in 2019 General Assembly Session?

April 29, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Conference tracks senator, delegate votes on issues vital to life, liberty, education & other key concerns   For the Virginia Catholic Conference, this year’s 47-day Virginia General Assembly...

USCCB Alert: Born-Alive Legislation Deserves a Vote in the People’s House

April 18, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Please take action now!   The following alert has been issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Thank you to all who urged your U.S. representative to sign the discharge petition to...

Victorious Day for the Unborn in Virginia

April 4, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

You Marched & Lives were saved!   Virginia March for Life: Yesterday was a powerful day as close to 7,000 people descended upon the Capitol marching for the sanctity of every human life...

Virginia bishops’ statement on Born Alive Act vote

February 25, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia Bishops’ Statement on U.S. Senate’s Failure to Pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act We are deeply dismayed and astounded that the U.S. Senate has failed to pass the...


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