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USCCB: President of U.S. Bishops Conference Statement on Hurricane Maria

The storm has devastated Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Dominica...I exhort the faithful to solidarity in this time of great need for our brothers and sisters in harm’s way—many of whom have been hit repeatedly by the successive hurricanes.

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USCCB: Statement from President of U.S. Bishops Conference - Mexico Earthquake

As the desperate search for survivors continues, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, calls for prayers for those suffering from the catastrophic earthquake.

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Latest News Coverage

Bishop Ireton expansion approved

Alexandria Times | September 21, 2017
City council reverses planning commission vote on Catholic school.


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Fashion ACH

Arlington Catholic Herald

Tackling fashion’s throwaway culture

September, 20th 2017

Mary Anne Wahle, a parishioner of St. Agnes Church in Arlington, Mary Sheehan Warren, a parishioner of Holy Spirit Church in Annandale, and Nella Hennessy (not shown), a parishioner of St. Joseph Church in Herndon, are fashion professionals hoping to educate consumers about the social impact of clothing.

Pope Francis portrait

Hope is the virtue of a heart that does not close itself in darkness or remain locked in the past, but looks towards the future.