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Public Messages

Statement from Bishop Burbidge for March for Life and Life is VERY Good 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, the month of January provides us with opportunities to express our belief in the dignity and value of all human life and to provide public witness that we will not be silent when injustices like abortion continue to have a place in our society....

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Diocesan Press Releases

VCC CALL TO ACTION: STOP VIRGINIA LAWMAKERS FROM RATIFYING EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT.

January 4, 2019

The 2019 Virginia General Assembly session starts January 9th. We are seeing an increasing push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), used by pro-abortion advocates in other states to require tax-payer funded abortions.Act now to stop these efforts. The Equal Rights Amendment hurts women - both born and unborn

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Knights of Columbus donate 1,000th ultrasound to Manassas free clinic

January 14, 2019

For years, two diametrically opposed organizations coexisted next to each another in a nondescript office park in Manassas: Amethyst Health Center for Women, an abortion clinic, and AAA Women for Choice, a pregnancy resource center. In 2015, the abortion clinic closed its doors for good and the property was purchased by the BVM Foundation, a local group of Catholics who had long hoped for its closure. They, in turn, approached diocesan Catholic Charities, which turned the space into the Mother of Mercy Free Clinic in 2017. But the transformation wasn’t complete yet.

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Dr. King’s legacy reminds us to do what's right, says Bishop

January 13, 2019

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O Wisdom from the mouth of the Most High, you fill the whole world. With strength and gentleness you order all things: come to teach us the way of prudence.