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At Virginia Vespers, Bishop Knestout encourages prayer, virtues

With no members of the General Assembly in the congregation, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington told the more than 200 people ...

HB 521 threatens private education in Virginia

The Virginia Catholic Conference (VCC), the public policy arm of the state’s Catholic bishops, is calling upon all Catholics to voice their ...

Va bishops: ‘Vote with well-formed conscience’

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian   In a letter to the faithful circulated by the Virginia Catholic Conference at the end of ...

How legislators voted in the 2019 General Assembly session

Editor’s note: The following information and accompanying charts were provided by the Virginia Catholic Conference.  For the Virginia Catholic ...

Bishops call Virginia effort to expand abortion ‘vicious,’ ‘horrifying’

RICHMOND (CNS) — Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout said the words “horrific, outrageous, vicious” were “in my heart” when ...

Being Citizens Faithful to the Lord

  October 2018 Election Day is November 6. To be the faithful citizens our Lord calls us to be, we must form our consciences through prayer, ...

Committee votes impact VCC priorities in General Assembly

Most of the Virginia Catholic Conference’s (VCC) top legislative priorities during this year’s 60-day Virginia General Assembly session were ...

Fends off religious liberty threats in assembly session

Editor’s note: The following was written by the staff of the Virginia Catholic Conference. During the recently completed Virginia General ...

Priority on life issues, religious liberty, low-income families

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian While filing of legislation for the new term of the Virginia legislature could number 2,000-3,000 ...

VCC tallies votes of 2017 legislative session

At the conclusion of the Virginia General Assembly session each year, the Virginia Catholic Conference publishes a report of votes taken by ...

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 ...

Senator Charles Colgan, defender of life and ally of Virginia Catholic Conference, dies

(On January 4, Executive Director Jeff Caruso of the Virginia Catholic Conference offered the following thoughts on the death of Senator Charles ...

Bishops invite people of all faiths to join them in praying for needs of Virginia

Bishop Francis DiLorenzo and Bishop Michael Burbidge have invited state legislators of all faiths and parties and parishioners and others ...

What to Ask Your Candidates for Congress

On Tuesday, November 8, Virginia voters will have the opportunity to select who will represent them in the U.S. House of Representatives. Below ...

Virginia Catholic Conference publishes 2016 Voter Guide

In keeping with its mission, the Virginia Catholic Conference (VCC) aims to educate and inform Catholics about a wide range of issues.  The ...

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