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Diocesan Press Releases

Bishop Burbidge joins President of U.S. Bishops Conference in Calling for Prayers After Deadly Hurricane Hits the Bahamas and Moves Closer to the Southeastern Coast

September 4, 2019

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington and Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, have issued the following statements regarding Hurricane Dorian...

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USCCB Press Releases

USCCB President Issues Statement Following Shootings in Midland and Odessa

September 1, 2019

WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement in response to the tragic shootings in Midland and Odessa, Texas...

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Latest News Coverage

"For the first time, most new working-age hires in the U.S. are people of color"
Washington Post, September 9, 2019
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington Hogar Immigrant Services helps woman succeed in workforce.

“The Diocese of Arlington’s immigration services office was at full capacity Friday morning, with attorneys serving people from 15 countries’”
WDMV, September 13, 2019


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Arlington Catholic Herald

Holy Martyrs of Vietnam Church celebrates 40 years

September 16, 2019

Tuan Ngo was 17 years old when he fled Vietnam in 1984. He left his mother and father in his homeland and joined his siblings in the United States. When he arrived, he spoke almost no English. But he was able to worship in his own language at Holy Martyrs of Vietnam Church.

Pope Francis portrait

St Paul asks us to pray "for all in authority" (1 Tim 2:2). We must learn to do this, even for politicians with whom we disagree. Christians must pray for all people in government, that they may work for the common good.