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Celebration of Public Masses to Resume in Catholic Diocese of Richmond

5/15/20

Updated information: On May 14, 2020, local leaders of the City of Richmond and the County of Accomack requested a two-week delay to enter Phase One, Governor Northam amended Executive Order 62 to delay reopening of these jurisdictions until Friday, May 29, 2020. As a result of this new information and for the safety of…

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Bishop Knestout’s Letter to the Faithful to Resume the Celebration of Public Masses in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond

5/15/20

  Updated information: On May 14, 2020, local leaders of the City of Richmond and the County of Accomack requested a two-week delay to enter Phase One, Governor Northam amended Executive Order 62 to delay reopening of these jurisdictions until Friday, May 29, 2020. As a result of this new information and for the safety…

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A Mother’s Day Message from Bishop Knestout/Mensaje del día de la madre del Obispo Knestout

5/11/20

View Bishop Knestout’s Mother’s Day 2020 Message in English. Click image below. En Español Mensaje del día de la madre del Obispo Knestout Con nuestra celebración del Día de la Madre este domingo, quiero desearles a todas las madres en nuestra diócesis un feliz y bendito Día de las Madres. Cada vez que nos enfrentamos…

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Un Mensaje del Obispo Barry C. Knestout

5/9/20

  Un Mensaje del Obispo Barry C. Knestout Como muchos de ustedes saben el gobernador ha anunciado la posibilidad de abrir la Fase I en términos de expandir las oportunidades para reuniones al final de la semana. Nosotros aquí en la diócesis hemos estado planeando por algún tiempo maneras en las que podemos proveer los…

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El obispo Knestout suspende a un sacerdote de su ministerio activo en la diócesis de Richmond

5/6/20

Comunicación Inmediata: 6 de mayo de 2020 (RICHMOND, Va.) – El obispo Barry C. Knestout anunció que ha suspendido al padre Mark White del ministerio sacerdotal público, con efecto inmediato. “He pensado y prestado mucha atención y no tomo esta acción a la ligera. Desde hace varias semanas, me he preocupado cada vez más por…

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Bishop Knestout Suspends Priest from Active Ministry in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond

5/6/20

En Español For Immediate Release: May 6, 2020 (RICHMOND, Va.) – Bishop Barry C. Knestout announced he has suspended Father Mark White from public priestly ministry, effective immediately. “I have given this considerable amount of thought and attention and I do not take this action lightly. For several weeks now, I have become more and…

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Bishop Chairmen Condemn Racism and Xenophobia in the Context of the Coronavirus Pandemic

5/5/20

May 5, 2020 WASHINGTON – In the midst of fear and anxiety being fueled by the COVID-19 virus, there have been increased reports of incidents of racism and xenophobia against Americans of Asian and Pacific Island heritage. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez of Philadelphia and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee for…

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Renewing the Consecration of the United States to the Care of Our Blessed Mother

4/30/20

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the USCCB has announced that the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on May 1 in renewing the consecrations of the two nations to the care of our Blessed Mother. Join us in prayer, Friday, May 1st, in reconsecrating our nations to…

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U.S. and Canadian Catholic Bishops to Seek Intercession of Mary, Mother of the Church, for Strength in Struggle Against COVID-19

4/23/20

April 23, 2020 WASHINGTON – As the world continues to face the ongoing effects of the global pandemic of the coronavirus, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced that the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on May 1…

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ALERT: Email Scam Targets Faithful of the Diocese

4/21/20

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2020 The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has been made aware of individuals receiving emails from scammers impersonating the Most Rev. Barry C. Knestout, bishop of Richmond. The emails are from a fake gmail account and begin with a “hi, how are you doing” message then ask for “assistance from you,…

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