Featured News & Announcements

Public Messages

Statement from Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae

In 1968, at a time of great social and moral confusion, the Holy Father confirmed the beauty of the Church’s teaching on married love and the transmission of life. He cautioned against the false spirit of the world that separates the marital embrace from its life-giving end.

Read full message

Latest News Coverage

Have questions on Humanae Vitae? Social media discussion offers answers

Catholic News Agency/EWTN | July 9 2018

A month-long social media conversation on Pope Paul VI’s Humanae Vitae kicked off this week, facilitated by the Diocese of Arlington.

View all the latest news coverage...

de Ladurantaye

Arlington Catholic Herald

Fr. deLadurantaye named to Vatican Secretariat of State

July, 16th 2018

F. Paul F. deLadurantaye, executive director of the St. Thomas More Institute and diocesan secretary for catechetics and sacred liturgy (at the Catholic Diocese of Arlington), has been appointed to the English section of the Vatican Secretariat of State for five years beginning Sept. 1, 2018.

Pope Francis portrait

No one is so poor they cannot give what they have, but first and foremost, who they are.