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More than 2,000 high school and college youths seek to live their faith

By Steve Neill, Of The Catholic Virginian “Being around people our own age and worshipping the same God is awesome! We’re all here for the same ...

BSCHS student first prize winner among 425 entries

(The Catholic Virginian has received permission from the Virginian Pilot to reprint the following article.) By Arleen Spenceley Ian Edwards got ...

Saint Gertrude seniors visit Virginia legislators

By Steve Neill, Of The Catholic Virginian When a group of seniors from Saint Gertrude High School in Richmond made a planned visit to state ...

Peninsula Catholic student recognized for volunteer service

Service is a big part of the Peninsula Catholic education experience, and many students work year-round in areas of need around our community. ...

Black History Month celebrates heritage

By Steve Neill, Of The Catholic Virginian As a project to highlight February as Black History Month, students from All Saints Catholic School in ...

Peninsula Catholic High School: ‘Notable Knights’ making a difference

(This article has been reprinted with the permission of “The Oyster Pointer”) By Dr. Terilyn Goins Journalist Sydney Harris once ...

U. S. Bishops Chair responds to DHS Memoranda

On February 20, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued two memoranda implementing Executive Orders 13768 and 13767, relating to ...

Vigil near White House highlights worries over Trump immigration policies

By Kurt Jensen, Catholic News Service About 80 people quietly holding placards that read “Love Thy Neighbor” gathered at Lafayette ...

Trump administration announces wide-ranging immigration guidelines

By Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service In two memos published Feb. 20, the Department of Homeland Security outlined guidelines that White House ...

Taking care of world God created a moral, spiritual duty, archbishop says

By Christopher Gunty, Catholic News Service With a proclamation of the story of the creation of the universe from the Book of Genesis and a ...

VA Bishops Statement on McAuliffe veto of HB2264: Defunding Planned Parenthood

For the second consecutive year, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has demonstrated his unwavering commitment to the nation’s largest abortion provider – at ...

Ash Wednesday: Ancient tradition still thrives in modern times

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service In more ways than one, Ash Wednesday — celebrated March 1 this year — leaves a mark. ...

Protecting borders must be balanced with being openhearted, says rabbi

By Ed Langlois, Catholic News Service If there is a registry of Muslims in the United States, Rabbi Michael Cahana will register himself as a ...

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe ruling who later became pro-life, dies

By Catholic News Service Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing ...

Congress urged to pass conscience protections for health care providers

By Catholic News Service Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore have urged the House and Senate to ...

With nation divided, Rev. King’s words still resonate, say church leaders

By Rebecca Torrellas, Catholic News Service At a time when the nation is politically divided, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of ...

Joan M. Daniel, longtime CV staffer, dies at 81

Joan M. Daniel, a longtime staffer for The Catholic Virginian, died on Friday, January 27, at the age of 81. Mrs. Daniel began working for the ...

Virginia Vespers: Bishops pray for unity in the commonwealth

By Amelia Heymann, Capital News Service As the General Assembly started the second half of its 2017 session, Virginia’s two Catholic bishops ...

Diocese of Richmond marches strong

By Eduardo Fernandez, Special to The Catholic Virginian The March-for-Life was a life changing event for me. This was my first march ever, so ...

CV Editor Steve Neill to retire after four decades with the paper

Stephen S. Neill, long-time writer and editor of The Catholic Virginian, is retiring from his position effective June 30. He made the ...

Sacred Heart Center offers help to mothers and children

As young mothers are in class twice a week to learn English as a second language, their small children are in another room where they have group ...

Sister Juliana Paladini, Comboni Missionary, grateful and happy as retirement nears

Although she never fulfilled her wish to serve as a missionary in Africa, Sister Juliana Paladini says she is filled with gratitude and happy ...

‘With the power of God we can do great things’

By Jennifer Neville, Of The Catholic Virginian A Day of Service at Portsmouth Catholic Regional School on Jan. 30 was a blessing to some and ...

St. Michael’s, Glen Allen

By Steve Neill Of The Catholic Virginian While it is not unusual for a parish in the Diocese of Richmond to have a twinning relationship with a ...

U.S. citizenship is goal of students

By Steve Neill, Of The Catholic Virginian The right to U.S. citizenship is a treasured goal of most immigrants to our country. It is often a hard ...

Superintendent of Schools named

Ray Honeycutt, Interim Superintendent for the Office of Catholic Schools, has been promoted to the position of Superintendent of the Office of ...

No Room at the Inn raises $33,187 benefitting diverse ministries

The 9th annual No Room at the Inn exhibit at Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville raised $33,187. In the nine years since the Nativities ...

Money, pride make people ignore God’s word, neglect others, pope says

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service Without making room for God’s word in their heart, people will never be able to welcome and love all ...

New gender policy won’t affect Catholic Scouting units, says committee

By Catholic News Service The Boy Scouts of America’s new policy to accept members based on their gender identity will have no impact on ...

At audience, pope leads prayers for migrants, trafficking victims

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service Marking the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, a former slave, Pope Francis urged Christians to help victims ...

Culture alone cannot be blamed for drop in vocations, pope says

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service While there is a need to evangelize a culture that tells young people money equals success and commitments ...

Trump’s ban of refugees ignites firestorm, but also gains support

By Catholic News Service As President Donald Trump signed an executive memorandum intended to restrict the entry of terrorists coming to the ...

Religious, political leaders condemn shooting at Quebec mosque

By Philippe Vaillancourt, Catholic News Service Faith and political leaders condemned a shooting at Quebec’s main mosque that left at least ...

USCCB Issues statement on Trump refugee admissions order

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued the following statement on January 27, 2017 regarding President Donald J. Trump’s ...

Religious leaders pray for the country and new president

By Richard Szczepanowski, Catholic News Service One day after President Donald J. Trump took the oath of office as the 45th president of the ...

Bishop DiLorenzo gives approval for establishment of Crozet Catholic Community

By Steve Neill, Of The Catholic Virginian Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has given approval for the established Crozet Catholic Community to take ...

Putting pro-life belief into practice: students step up to the task

By Jennifer Neville, Of The Catholic Virginian Eighth-graders at Star of the Sea School in Virginia Beach are putting their beliefs into action ...

Congress urged to keep health care gains, protect life, conscience rights

By Catholic News Service The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee said Jan. 18 that a repeal of the federal health care law ...

US bishops: Health care should be truly universal, affordable

CNA/EWTN News Any changes to health care law under the new administration should not abandon the principal of genuinely affordable health care ...

Holy Apostles, Virginia Beach: Christ above all things

By Father Alan Mead There is at least one U.S. congregation that was excited to read the article posted from Rome dated October 5, 2016, stating ...

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