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    God's Plan for parenthood

    A column written by The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde featured in the Arlington Catholic Herald


    Over the past several weeks, the nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, has been in the news as allegations of their involvement in the sale of fetal organs have come to light. Many of my brother bishops have written about the dehumanizing effect that abortion and the trade of fetal organs and tissue have on all involved: the women who have abortions; the doctors performing them; the persons involved in the sale of and research on tissue; and of course, the unborn children whose lives are taken from them. I echo their pleas — along with that of our Holy Father — to resist the temptations of the throwaway culture in which human life is lost in an economy that kills...



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    RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

    On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Rev. David Pignato, S.T.D., J.D. addressed over 500 people at St. Ambrose Church during the Fortnight for Freedom.
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    Statement of Bishop Paul S. Loverde on the Death of Cardinal William Wakefield Baum

    "The clergy, men and women living the consecrated life and the lay faithful join me in..."
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    JOINT STATEMENT BY VIRGINIA BISHOPS ON SUPREME COURT MARRIAGE RULING 

    6-26-2015
    "Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution requires states to issue marriage licenses to two persons of the same sex, and requires a state to recognize as marriage..."

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