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Bishop Barry Knestout - Latest News
Apr 11, 2020 - 02:20 pm .- Virginia’s Catholic bishops lamented a decision by the state’s governor to sign abortion legislation passed in the Virginia legislature earlier this year. The bishops said it is offensive to pro-life Christians that the governor chose Good Friday as the day to sign the legislation.
Feb 13, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- Bishop Michael Burbidge opened the rally with a prayer, and thanked the members of the state’s Senate and House of Delegates who were present at the event. 
Jan 17, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia will no longer hold an episcopal consecration and ordination at a Catholic parish in Williamsburg, following an internet petition signed by over 3,000 people objecting to the event.
Jan 15, 2020 - 03:36 pm .- Bishop Barry Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond has issued a statement responding to concerns that a local parish church is to host an Episcopalian consecration of a female bishop.
Sep 24, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The Virginia Catholic Conference has spoken in support of a lawsuit demanding that the public be able to view the entirety of the execution process in capital cases.
Feb 27, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Virginia’s two bishops issued a joint statement saying they were “dismayed and outraged” that the state’s two senators voted against passing the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act on Monday evening.
Jan 31, 2019 - 02:45 pm .- Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington and Bishop Barry C. Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond issued statements Thursday condemning a proposed abortion bill in the Virginia legislature and comments made by the state’s governor.
Oct 29, 2018 - 10:30 am .- In a statement released last Wednesday and repeated at Masses over the weekend, Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington and Bishop Barry C. Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond pledged that they would cooperate with Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s investigation into clerical sexual abuse of minors in the state.

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