Knights of Columbus

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Knights grateful for Gonzaga student group status

May 2, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

The Knights of Columbus applauded a decision by Gonzaga University to grant them recognition as a sponsored organization after their... Read more

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Knights of Columbus to help devastated Texas town

Apr 19, 2013

The Knights of Columbus have announced a donation drive to help the community of West, Texas after a massive fertilizer... Read more

Part of a student's letter to a seminarian. Courtesy of John Tirado, NJ State Council, Knights of Columbus.

School kids support seminarians through letter campaign

Apr 18, 2013

Catholic men studying to be priests have expressed their “deepest appreciation” for words and prayers of encouragement from grade school... Read more

Eric Cunningham, Associate Professor at Gonzaga University. Courtesy of Eric Cunningham.

Gonzaga professor denies school's claim to support Knights

Apr 15, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

A professor at Gonzaga University has countered claims by the school that it supports the campus' Knights of Columbus Council... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson speaks with CNA in Rome on March 15, 2013.

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

Mar 15, 2013

By Alan Holdren

Just as Pope John Paul II influenced many in Poland, the rise of an Argentinian to the papacy is set... Read more

Knights of Columbus launch Twitter prayer campaign for Pope

Feb 19, 2013

The Knights of Columbus have invited the faithful to participate in a Twitter initiative to pledge their prayers for Pope... Read more

In 1967, the Order collaborates with the John LaFarge Institute in New York City on programs to promote social justice and ecumenical outreach. Courtesy of Knights of Columbus Archives.

Knights of Columbus celebrate history of breaking down racial barriers

Feb 8, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

During Black History Month, the Knights of Columbus are noting the Catholic organization's “forward-thinking” attitudes towards racial equality long before... Read more

Knights Sponsor Prayer Drive for Newtown.

Knights in Newtown organize nationwide prayer drive

Dec 21, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

The Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima parish in Newtown, Conn. have organized a prayer drive for the benefit... Read more

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Catholics United urges 'gay marriage' surrender

Oct 26, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The group Catholics United, which until now has avoided directly contradicting Catholic teaching in its defense of Democratic political causes,... Read more

Carl Anderson and his new e-book “Proclaim Liberty: Notes on the Next Great Awakening”

New e-book on Catholic voting urges political transformation

Oct 6, 2012

Carl Anderson, head of the Knights of Columbus, will release an e-book of his three recent major speeches on responsibility... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson.

Knights leader will promote family, laity at New Evangelization synod

Sep 29, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

Carl Anderson, the head of the Knights of Columbus, will focus his participation at the upcoming Synod of Bishops on... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson.

Knights encouraged by Cardinal Dolan backing civility pledge

Aug 29, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The Knights of Columbus are “very encouraged” by Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s request that U.S. presidential and vice presidential candidates sign... Read more

The Donald and Marcia Gilbert family of Council 12923 in Campbellsville, Kentucky were named the 2012 International Family of the Year.

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

Aug 10, 2012

The Knights of Columbus awarded a family from Kentucky for their commitment to the Catholic faith, as well as members... Read more

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto gives his homily at the Knights of Columbus convention in Anaheim, Calif. on August 8, 2012.

World of false messages needs the Gospel, Toronto cardinal says

Aug 8, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Embracing a spirit of prayer and joy, Catholics are called to spread the truth of the Gospel in a world... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson addresses the membership seminar during the 130th Supreme Convention.

Knights of Columbus add over 200 councils, break donation record

Aug 8, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Throughout the past year, the Knights of Columbus has fulfilled its mission through a strong defense of religious liberty and... Read more

Bishop Tod D. Brown of the Orange diocese gives his homily during the opening Mass for the Knights of Columbus annual Convention.

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

Aug 7, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

As the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization, the Knights of Columbus must play a prominent role in evangelizing the contemporary... Read more

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore.

Pope's support for Knights shows religious freedom not partisan

Aug 7, 2012

By Marianne Medlin

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore believes that Pope Benedict's praise for the Knights of Columbus' efforts to defend religious... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson.

Supreme Knight urges Catholics to put faith first while voting

Jun 22, 2012

Catholic voters must demand respect for their moral convictions and the Church's freedom in 2012 and beyond, the head of... Read more

Archbishop William E. Lori speaks after a June 13, 2012 press conference in Atlanta, Ga.

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

Jun 14, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore argued that it is an “injustice” to imply that the Knights of Columbus’ support... Read more

Members of Council 3199 in Ridgecrest, Calif. spread new sand at the playground at St. Ann School to ensure it meets local and state safety standards.

Knights of Columbus set charitable giving, volunteer records in 2011

Jun 13, 2012

The Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization broke records in 2011 with over $158 million in donations to charity and... Read more