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Statement from Bishop Burbidge on the Death of Cardinal William Keeler

Today, the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge released the following statement on the death of Cardinal William H. Keeler, 14th Archbishop of Baltimore.

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World-Famous Fatima Statue in Fairfax

Fairfax Times | March 24, 2017

The world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be on display March 24 and 25 at St. Paul Chung Catholic Church, 4712 Rippling Pond Drive in Fairfax.

Virginia Bishops Express Concern over Governor’s Veto of Religious Freedom Bill

NBC 12 - Richmond | March 23, 2017

The governor’s veto of SB 1324 and HB 2025 ignores Virginia’s long tradition of upholding the religious freedom of faith communities which dates back to Thomas Jefferson.

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Fatima statue visits seven diocesan churches during centenary tour

March, 21st 2017

The statue is on a two-year U.S. Tour for Peace, visiting more than 100 dioceses in all 50 states through Dec. 20, 2017, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions at Fatima.

Pope Francis portrait

Fasting means not only abstaining from food, but also from any unhealthy attachment, and especially sin.