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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...

Your input matters: two reminders and some good news

April 20, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Don’t forget to join us on April 27th for the Virginia March for Life and take action now on the Governor’s amendment! We are only ONE week away from the 4th annual Virginia March for Life...

Your voice is needed at the Virginia March for Life

April 14, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Sign up for the Virginia March for Life on April 27th @11am   Wednesday April 27th is a BIG day in Richmond and we need your voice! Join us for the 4th annual Virginia...

Save the Date: Virginia March for Life April 27

March 17, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Pregnant and need help?  Find pregnancy resources within the Diocese of Arlington and the Diocese of Richmond.If you are not a member of the Conference's advocacy network,...

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 9

March 11, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 9The Virginia General Assembly will complete its work on all matters except for the budget by tomorrow, March 12. More on unusual Senate actions: As...

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 8

March 4, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 8With only a week left in the 2022 session, many committees have already met for the last time, with the remainder to finish up their business on Monday...

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on U.S. Senate Rejection of “Women’s Health Protection Act”

February 28, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on U.S. Senate Rejection of “Women’s Health Protection Act”Earlier tonight, a critical number of U.S. Senators took a strong, decisive stand...

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 7

February 25, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 7The General Assembly is now sprinting downhill toward its conclusion. This week the House and Senate took up in earnest bills passed by the other chamber...

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 6

February 18, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 6The Virginia General Assembly passed its first important deadline this past Tuesday: Crossover Day, the day after which each chamber can only consider...

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 5

February 11, 2022 by Jeff Caruso

This Week at the 2022 General Assembly–Week 5On Wednesday, more than 300 advocates filled the halls of the General Assembly this past Wednesday for Defending Life Day. After an ecumenical prayer...

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