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Knights grateful for Gonzaga student group status

May 2, 2013 - 12:35 pm .- The Knights of Columbus applauded a decision by Gonzaga University to grant them recognition as a sponsored organization after their application to be acknowledged as a student club was denied.

Knights of Columbus to help devastated Texas town

Apr 19, 2013 - 12:14 pm .- The Knights of Columbus have announced a donation drive to help the community of West, Texas after a massive fertilizer plant explosion killed a dozen people and demolished homes Wednesday night.

School kids support seminarians through letter campaign

Apr 18, 2013 - 04:13 am .- Catholic men studying to be priests have expressed their “deepest appreciation” for words and prayers of encouragement from grade school students participating in a New Jersey letter-writing campaign.

Gonzaga professor denies school's claim to support Knights

Apr 16, 2013 - 12:04 am .- A professor at Gonzaga University has countered claims by the school that it supports the campus' Knights of Columbus Council after the group's application to be a student organization was denied.

Pope Francis could renew Catholicism in Americas, says Knights' chief

Mar 15, 2013 - 12:11 pm .- Just as Pope John Paul II influenced many in Poland, the rise of an Argentinian to the papacy is set to dramatically change the lives of many Christians, according to head of the Knights of Columbus.  

Knights of Columbus launch Twitter prayer campaign for Pope

Feb 19, 2013 - 12:03 am .- The Knights of Columbus have invited the faithful to participate in a Twitter initiative to pledge their prayers for Pope Benedict XVI and his successor during the upcoming period of transition.

Knights of Columbus celebrate history of breaking down racial barriers

Feb 8, 2013 - 04:03 am .- During Black History Month, the Knights of Columbus are noting the Catholic organization's “forward-thinking” attitudes towards racial equality long before they were popular.

Knights in Newtown organize nationwide prayer drive

Dec 21, 2012 - 02:27 am .- The Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima parish in Newtown, Conn. have organized a prayer drive for the benefit of those affected by the town's recent tragedy.

Catholics United urges 'gay marriage' surrender

Oct 26, 2012 - 03:12 pm .- The group Catholics United, which until now has avoided directly contradicting Catholic teaching in its defense of Democratic political causes, has now denounced Catholic efforts to defend traditional marriage as a “far right-wing” social issue.

New e-book on Catholic voting urges political transformation

Oct 6, 2012 - 05:37 pm .- Carl Anderson, head of the Knights of Columbus, will release an e-book of his three recent major speeches on responsibility in the voting booth, asserting that Catholics can transform politics by withholding votes from “candidates and propositions that oppose Church teaching on matters of intrinsic evil.”

Knights leader will promote family, laity at New Evangelization synod

Sep 29, 2012 - 07:06 am .- Carl Anderson, the head of the Knights of Columbus, will focus his participation at the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the role of families and the laity in the New Evangelization.

Knights encouraged by Cardinal Dolan backing civility pledge

Aug 29, 2012 - 04:00 am .- The Knights of Columbus are “very encouraged” by Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s request that U.S. presidential and vice presidential candidates sign a civility pledge developed by the Catholic charitable fraternity.

Knights of Columbus honor service to life, family, religious freedom

Aug 10, 2012 - 09:43 am .- The Knights of Columbus awarded a family from Kentucky for their commitment to the Catholic faith, as well as members from around the world who have shown a commitment to serving the needy in their communities.

World of false messages needs the Gospel, Toronto cardinal says

Aug 8, 2012 - 05:04 pm .- Embracing a spirit of prayer and joy, Catholics are called to spread the truth of the Gospel in a world saturated with false messages, said Cardinal Thomas C. Collins of Toronto.

Knights of Columbus add over 200 councils, break donation record

Aug 8, 2012 - 11:56 am .- Throughout the past year, the Knights of Columbus has fulfilled its mission through a strong defense of religious liberty and record-breaking amounts of charitable activity, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson announced.

Knights of Columbus called to be in front ranks of New Evangelization

Aug 7, 2012 - 07:24 pm .- As the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization, the Knights of Columbus must play a prominent role in evangelizing the contemporary world, said Bishop Tod D. Brown of Orange, Calif.

Pope's support for Knights shows religious freedom not partisan

Aug 7, 2012 - 04:08 am .- Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore believes that Pope Benedict's praise for the Knights of Columbus' efforts to defend religious freedom shows that the issue is broader than the confines of American politics.

Supreme Knight urges Catholics to put faith first while voting

Jun 22, 2012 - 09:00 pm .- Catholic voters must demand respect for their moral convictions and the Church's freedom in 2012 and beyond, the head of the Knights of Columbus said in a June 22 speech.

Archbishop Lori: labeling Knights of Columbus partisan is an 'injustice'

Jun 14, 2012 - 01:20 pm .- Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore argued that it is an “injustice” to imply that the Knights of Columbus’ support for defending religious freedom creates a sense of partisanship.

Knights of Columbus set charitable giving, volunteer records in 2011

Jun 13, 2012 - 12:55 pm .- The Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization broke records in 2011 with over $158 million in donations to charity and over 70 million volunteer hours worked, the organization’s worldwide annual survey says.

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