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Election resources: where do the candidates stand?

October 5, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Conference releases 2018 side-by-side comparison of candidates for U.S. Senate November 6th is Election Day. As it has done for other elected offices previously, the Virginia Catholic Conference is...

Join us for panel discussion on policies affecting immigrants and refugees

September 4, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Please attend this informative event on Catholic social teaching and immigration! WHEN:          Wednesday, September 12, 7:30pm –...

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Save the date for Virginia Vespers 2019

August 27, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Join us at fourth annual Virginia Vespers to offer prayers for the Commonwealth   Please mark your calendars now for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, as the Virginia Catholic Conference once again presents a...

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Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life

August 1, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Bishops Call for a Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life From Friday, August 3, 2018 to Friday, September 28, 2018, U.S. bishops are calling for a nine-week Novena for the...

New Ethical Shingles Vaccine – Say Thank you!

July 16, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Please take a moment to thank GSK for developing a new shingles vaccine without using fetal cell lines from abortions. The FDA recently approved a new shingles vaccine that does not use aborted...

Action Reminder: Supreme Court Vacancy - Stand Up for Fairness and Life

July 12, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

The pro-life community speaks up Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's announcement that he will retire on July 31 has given renewed fervor to pro-abortion groups' constant drumbeat that nominees...

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ACTION ALERT: Abortion is NOT Family Planning! - Show Your Support for the "Protect Life Rule"

June 14, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

If You Have Not Already, Submit Your Comments in Support of New Pro-Life Title X Regulations The Trump Administration just proposed new regulations to help ensure that abortion is separated from...

Wear Green Thursday to School Board meeting!

June 12, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Should we stand by as the School Board disregards biology and common sense? Let’s show them we’re watching! Please attend the Fairfax County school board meeting THIS THURSDAY and wear green!...

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USCCB Statement on Supreme Court Decision

June 4, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

USCCB Chairmen Applaud Supreme Court’s Respect for Religious Liberty in Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado...

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Health coverage expanded, pro-life efforts blocked as GA special session concludes

May 31, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Budget includes vital help for poor, omits essential pro-life protections Last night, the Virginia General Assembly finally passed a budget, which now heads to the Governor’s desk. The approved...

Bishop Burbidge this week urged the faithful to speak out about the “almost unbelievable” new family life curriculum

May 24, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Bishop urges parents, residents to send comments against alarming proposal to public school lessons Bishop Burbidge this week urged the faithful to speak out about the “almost unbelievable” new...

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We're here: VCC advocacy update for GA special session

April 25, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Catholic Conference presses priorities as state legislators return to Richmond Two weeks after the Virginia General Assembly returned to Richmond for a special session on the budget, the Virginia...

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How did your legislators vote in 2018 General Assembly Session?

April 6, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Conference tracks senator, delegate votes on issues vital to bishops, common good Among the nearly 4,000 bills and resolutions Virginia General Assembly members considered during their 60-day...

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2018 General Assembly Session highlights: Focus on protecting vulnerable, common good

March 14, 2018 by Jeff Caruso

Conference fends off religious liberty threats; preserves pro-life laws; advocates for poor, immigrants and students While legislators considered nearly 4,000 bills and resolutions during the...

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