NEWS AND ISSUES

 
Statement on Father Robert C. Brooks 2005-12-12
The Diocese of Arlington recently received a letter containing allegations of two incidents of sexual misconduct, allegedly committed 30 years ago, involving Fr. Robert C. Brooks ... read more
Virginia Bishops Commend Lovitt Clemency 2005-11-30
Richmond Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo and Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde today commended Virginia Governor Mark Warner's decision to commute death row inmate Robin M. Lovitt's s ... read more
Arlington Diocese Collects $2.4 M for Katrina 2005-10-27
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde announced today that Catholics at the diocese's 67 parishes contributed over $2.4 million to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in the largest seco ... read more
Diocese Continues to Welcome Katrina Evacuees 2005-10-18
Catholics of the Diocese of Arlington continue to welcome and assist area Katrina evacuees through the provision of temporary and long-term housing, edu ... read more
Area Catholics to Go On Pilgrimage 2005-10-15
Approximately 2,000 Catholics from the Arlington Diocese are expected to participate in the biannual diocesan pilgrimage tomorrow, October 15, to: The B ... read more
Va. Bishops' Pre-Election Letter 2005-10-13
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde and Richmond Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo this week urged Catholic voters to exercise their right and duty to vote and to make voting decisions in ... read more
Diocese to Honor Law Enforcement Officers 2005-09-28
Law enforcement and public safety officers from northern Virginia will join Bishop Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington, at a Blue Mass to remember officers, firefighters ... read more
Prayer for Katrina Victims Must to Lead to Action 2005-09-16
At a noonday Mass to pray for Hurricane Katrina victims, Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde called the natural disaster an "invitation to Christian charity,and faith in action." A ... read more
Catholic School Students Raise Funds for Relief 2005-09-14
Many of the over 18,000 Catholic school students enrolled in the 44 Catholic elementary and high schools in the Diocese of Arlington continue to assist Gulf Coast victims and are ... read more
Arlington Diocese Welcomes Katrina Evacuees 2005-09-14
Catholics of the Diocese of Arlington continue to welcome and assist area Katrina evacuees through the provision of temporary and long-term housing, education, and employment opp ... read more
On the Death of Susan Anne Catherine Torres 2005-09-12
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde called for prayers for the Torres family upon learning of the death of Susan Anne Catherine Torres: 'At this painful moment of redoubled loss, we commend Jason and ... read more
Bishop to Celebrate Mass for Katrina Victims 2005-09-12
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will participate in the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of Hurricane Katrina by celebrating a Mass: Friday, Septembe ... read more
Victim Assistance Outreach Efforts for Fall 2005 2005-09-08
Beginning in June, 2004, Bishop Loverde began a series of diocesan-sponsored Masses to pray for healing for victims/survivors of sexual abuse. These Masses are an opportunity for the community of f ... read more
Parishes to Support Hurricane Relief Efforts 2005-09-08
Catholics at the 67 parishes of the Diocese of Arlington will have the opportunity to contribute to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts through a second collection at all Masses on ... read more
Down the Road @ the Diocese of Arlington 2005-08-24
August 27 -Respect Life Mass Bishop Loverde will celebrate the diocese's monthly Respect Life Mass at St. Louis Church in Alexandria, 8:45 a.m., 2907 Popkins Lane, and then lead ... read more
Arlington Diocese Annual Appeal Tops Record 2005-08-23
Parishioners of the Arlington Diocese's 67 parishes broke the previous record of $6.24 million for the annual fundraiser for ministries and programs'the Bishop's Lenten Appeal (B ... read more
New Catholic Elementary School in Potomac Falls 2005-08-22
Our Lady of Hope Catholic Elementary School will open its doors to over 150 entering students: Monday, August 29, 2005 46633 Algonkian Parkway Potomac F ... read more
Statement on Body Found in Annandale 2005-08-15
Parishioners and diocesan officials were shocked and saddened to learn from Fairfax County officials that an unidentified body was found on church property early this morning. Th ... read more
Catholic Free Clinic Receives International Award 2005-08-03
The Knights of Columbus today presented the 2005 International Community Activity Award to the Guadalupe Free Clinic of Colonial Beach, Virginia. Fr. Jerome Magat of St. Elizabet ... read more
Bishop Offers Condolences to Torres Family 2005-08-03
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde made the following statement upon learning of the death of Susan Torres: 'Like so many, I have prayed for the wellbeing of the baby, for Susan, and for the Torres ... read more
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