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Knights celebrate life of founder 125 years after his death

Aug 15, 2015 - 12:15 pm .- On Friday, hundreds of faithful gathered in New Haven, Conn. to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus. 

Pope to Knights: Thank you for your steadfast witness to truth of marriage

Aug 7, 2015 - 02:05 am .- Pope Francis thanked the Knights of Columbus for their support of Christian marriage in a message to their 133rd Supreme Convention this week. The letter comes less than two months before the Pope’s visit to the United States for the World Meeting of Families at the end of September.

State pride, Knights of Columbus style

Aug 4, 2015 - 03:05 pm .- The Knights of Columbus kicked off their 133rd annual supreme convention with the usual state-themed flair on Monday in Philadelphia.

At Lourdes shrine, 'wounded warriors' can pray for peace and healing

May 17, 2015 - 04:00 pm .- Military service members’ annual pilgrimage to the Marian shrine of Lourdes can be a time of healing and peace, especially during the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the head of the U.S. Archdiocese for Military Services has said.

Six years after Notre Dame speech, Obama's 'common ground' claim questioned

May 1, 2015 - 05:23 pm .- Knights of Columbus head Carl Anderson questioned the Obama Administration’s policies in a speech at Notre Dame University, six years after the president promised conscience protections and common ground on issues such as abortion.

Haitian amputees lace-up soccer cleats on Roman sports field

Jan 9, 2015 - 04:29 am .- Five years after the island of Haiti was devastated by a massive earthquake, three young amputees will have the opportunity to play soccer in Rome through the help of the Knights of Columbus.

Investing with Catholic values? Knights of Columbus group to offer guidance

Dec 20, 2014 - 02:58 pm .- The Knights of Columbus fraternal organization aims to extend its Catholic values and financial expertise into a new subsidiary that will provide investment guidance to Catholic institutions.

Police and Knights of Columbus join forces to fight the cold

Dec 19, 2014 - 02:16 am .- The Knights of Columbus is joining forces with the New Haven Police Department in the Coats for Kids initiative to make winter a little warmer for children and families in need this year.

Knights donate $2 million to papal charities, Middle East relief

Dec 13, 2014 - 09:13 am .- The Knights of Columbus have donated $1.6 million to the Pope’s personal charities, and are giving an additional $400,000 to assist the Holy See’s relief efforts in the Middle East.

Knights donate $2 million for Middle East refugee housing

Nov 20, 2014 - 04:41 pm .- The Knights of Columbus is putting more than $2 million toward new homes for Iraqi and Syrian refugees fleeing violence, and not a moment too soon, said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Want to bolster families? Return to Gospel concepts of freedom, fidelity

Oct 31, 2014 - 02:04 am .- The Church must work to strengthen the family by helping couples practice Christian concepts of virtues if it wishes to “open wide the doors to Christ” in the vision of St. John Paul II, the head of the Knights of Columbus said on Wednesday.

Knights of Columbus' 'heroic' pro-life work wins Notre Dame prize

Oct 6, 2014 - 11:56 am .- The Knights of Columbus and Supreme Knight Carl Anderson have been named the recipients of a University of Notre Dame institute’s 2015 Evangelium Vitae medal in recognition of their pro-life efforts.  

Knights' collection for persecuted Iraqis passes $2 million

Sep 11, 2014 - 02:04 am .- A Knights of Columbus relief fund for persecuted Iraqi refugees has now surpassed $2 million, and the order has released a special prayer to add a spiritual dimension to the humanitarian response.  

Knights co-launch film on hope among Haiti's young amputees

Aug 29, 2014 - 12:02 am .- The Knights of Columbus partnered with Connecticut-based EVTV to produce a documentary on hope and healing of Haitian children injured in the catastrophic 2010 earthquake that rocked the country.

Knights partner with actor Gary Sinise to help veterans

Aug 22, 2014 - 02:02 am .- Actor Gary Sinise's respect and admiration for military men and women goes far beyond his role as Lieutenant Dan in the popular 1993 film, “Forrest Gump.”

Knights of Columbus will match donations to aid persecuted Iraqis

Aug 12, 2014 - 02:54 pm .- The Knights of Columbus have established a matching fund to assist Christians and other religious minorities facing severe persecution or displacement in Iraq and nearby countries.

Knights of Columbus set record for global charitable giving

Aug 7, 2014 - 12:03 pm .- The Knights of Columbus continued to set records for charitable giving and volunteer hours, making this the 14th consecutive year they've increased their contributions.

Trust God's love in difficult times, bishop counsels

Aug 6, 2014 - 12:12 pm .- A relationship with God is the most important thing to remember in difficult times, said Bishop John Noonan of Orlando at the opening Mass for the 132nd Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention.

Pope thanks Knights of Columbus for their service, charity

Aug 6, 2014 - 11:31 am .- In a message delivered to the Knights of Columbus' international convention, Pope Francis thanked the Catholic fraternal organization for their charitable activity, as well as for their defense of religious freedom.

Knights of Columbus pledge $1.4 million for Special Olympics

Jul 15, 2014 - 02:10 am .- The Knights of Columbus have pledged $1.4 million for next year’s Special Olympics World Games, helping to cover participating athletes’ expenses for the Los Angeles event.

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