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This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 7

February 21, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 7   In these final weeks of session, the number of bills still being debated has narrowed, but the intensity of the debate surrounding some of...

Join us for Vespers on March 5

February 21, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

Please register now! There are only two weeks left for the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session! Thank you for taking action on our alerts over these seven weeks of session and for...

Register now: join VA bishops for prayer at Virginia Vespers

February 17, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

Pray with Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout for the needs of our state in the closing days of session   Virginia Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth     Register now to join our...

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 6

February 14, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 6   Crossover Day was this past Tuesday, the Tuesday of Week 6 at the Virginia General Assembly.  At this point in the session, all...

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 5

February 7, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

  This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 5     Week 5 at the Virginia General Assembly saw committees rushing to get their work done as the Crossover Day deadline looms next...

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 4

January 31, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 4     Week 4 at the Virginia General Assembly was a busy one as floor sessions had long agendas and House and Senate committees started to...

Virginia Bishops' Statement on Passage of Abortion Bills

January 29, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Passage of Abortion Bills Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington and Bishop Barry C. Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond issued...

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 3

January 24, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 3   Today is the March for Life in Washington, DC, and we stand with all who are showing their solidarity with the cause of protecting the...

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 2

January 17, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly--Week 2   The session’s pace picked up this week with committees hearing and advancing bills and floor votes on a few highly publicized issues...

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly-Week 1

January 10, 2020 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly-Week 1 Session began Wednesday, with Democrats in control of both the Senate and the House for the first time in decades. The Senate organized quickly...

Pro-life partners organize 2nd annual VA March for Life

December 17, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Second Annual Virginia March for Life The Family Foundation, the Virginia Catholic Conference, and the Virginia Society for Human Life, Partnering to Speak Out Against Extreme Abortion Legislation,...

Take action now: Protect parental rights and stop government censorship in medical counseling

December 5, 2019 by Jeff Caruso

Your voice is needed; stand up for parental rights!   Unelected state regulators are again moving forward with their sweeping proposal to ban “conversion therapy” with a vague and broadly worded...

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...

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...

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