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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.

Knights of Columbus defend Montana Jesus statue against lawsuit

May 31, 2012 - 02:15 am .- The Knights of Columbus and several individual knights have asked to intervene in a federal legal case challenging the presence of a decades-old World War II memorial in Montana because it contains a statue of Jesus.

Knights of Columbus to hold global prayer for Pope

May 29, 2012 - 01:45 pm .- On the 35th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's episcopal ordination, the head of the Knights of Columbus has asked all 1.8 million members of the Catholic fraternal order to pray for the pontiff.

Reasons for dismissal of Vatican Bank boss emerge

May 28, 2012 - 10:05 am .- The Vatican Bank’s president was dismissed for failing to carry out “basic duties,” giving people inaccurate information about the institution and “progressively erratic personal behavior,” according to board member Carl Anderson.

Build a civilization of love in the face of a culture of death, Cardinal Ouellet tells Knights

Aug 5, 2008 - 09:14 am .- As he opened the Knights of Columbus’ annual convention on Tuesday morning, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the Archbishop of Québec, called on the fraternal organization to react to the increasing secularization of society by more strongly promoting “a culture of life and a civilization of love.”

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