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Poll: 6 in 10 Americans favor 20-week abortion ban

Jan 23, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Ahead of the 44th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. a survey shows a “consensus” favoring a 20-week abortion... Read more

St. John Paul II, circa 1991.

Saint John Paul II documentary takes two Emmys

Dec 15, 2016

Two Emmy Awards have gone to a documentary that shows St. John Paul II’s central role in the end of... Read more

A Christian refugee family of eight living in a construction site in Erbil, Iraq. Courtesy of International Christian Concern.

What will ensure the survival of Middle East Christians?

Oct 31, 2016

Christianity is at a crossroads in the Middle East, and only a dedicated campaign of aid and activism can help... Read more

Syrian children at refugee camp.

Carl Anderson: In battle for Mosul, don't forget persecuted groups

Oct 24, 2016

The battle to free Mosul from the hands of ISIS must be accompanied by concrete efforts to support the groups... Read more

Supreme Knight Dr. Carl A. Anderson address the 129th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention during the States Dinner.

Carl Anderson: Christian forgiveness is the path to Middle East peace

Oct 14, 2016

Christianity is at a crossroads in the Middle East, and only a dedicated campaign of aid and activism can help... Read more

Carl Anderson, Supreme Knights of the Knights of Columbus, speaks with CNA June 26, 2014.

The next US president must aid persecuted Christians – Knights' head

Sep 12, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Christians can’t be second-class citizens if they are to remain in the Middle East, and the next United States administration... Read more

Supreme Knight Dr. Carl A. Anderson address the 129th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention during the States Dinner.

Carl Anderson: Our Lady of Guadalupe paves a path for the Americas

Aug 29, 2016

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the model for how Christian works of mercy can cross cultural divides in the Americas,... Read more

Want to help persecuted Christians? A few easy steps

Aug 4, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Middle East Christians need help to survive, and leaders in the relief effort have outlined what the average Catholic can... Read more

Why Middle East Christians feel betrayed by the West

Aug 3, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Religious freedom is for non-Muslims in the Middle East, too, a Syrian Catholic leader said in a strong warning about... Read more

 Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Little Sisters, big courage: Nuns' religious freedom stand wins award

Aug 3, 2016

The Little Sisters of the Poor have received the Knights of Columbus’ highest honor for their fight for religious liberty... Read more

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson speaks with CNA in Rome, June 26, 2014.

Voting for pro-abortion politicians? There’s no excuse, head Knight of Columbus says

Aug 2, 2016

Catholics need to stop voting for pro-abortion politicians, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson told an international gathering of the Knights of... Read more

Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil speaks at religious freedom panel during World Youth Day at the Mercy Centre in Krakow, July 27, 2016. Photo courtesy of Jaclyn Lippelmann/Archdiocese of Washington.

WYD panel discusses worldwide state of religious freedom

Jul 29, 2016

The day after a priest was brutally murdered in France, a panel at World Youth Day in Poland discussed the... Read more

Krakow WYD.

Catechetical youth site aims to share mercy at World Youth Day

Jul 19, 2016

Poland has been known as the heart of the Divine Mercy devotion since the 1930s and also boasts the homeland... Read more

A man leaves a note at a makeshift memorial honoring the five police officers killed in a July 7 shooting in Dallas, Texas.

Knights of Columbus launch novena for peace in response to US shootings

Jul 9, 2016

In the wake of violence across the nation this week, the Knights of Columbus have issued a campaign encouraging people... Read more

An athlete competes at Rome's Special Olympics event on May 21, 2016.

No special treatment for these athletes, but 'a chance' to play

May 24, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Hundreds of athletes took to the fields in Rome over the weekend for the launch of this year's “Special Olympics... Read more

Crux partners with Knights of Columbus

Mar 15, 2016

The Catholic news website Crux has announced a partnership with the Knights of Columbus, following the Boston Globe dropping its... Read more

Massive new report documents IS genocide of Christians in Iraq, Syria

Mar 10, 2016

By Matt Hadro

One week before the State Department must announce if Islamic State atrocities against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria are... Read more

Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart surveys damage from an attack on Christians in Aleppo, Syria, May 2015.

A plea to the US Secretary of State: Recognize anti-Christian genocide

Feb 25, 2016

The U.S. must not ignore the Islamic State’s genocide of Christians. That is the position of a petition drive and... Read more

Children at Sharia Al Haman Hope Refugee Camp in Duhok, Iraq on March 28, 2015.

This Lent, an opportunity to help Middle East Christians

Feb 10, 2016

A gift of 40 dollars in Lent could help persecuted Christians and other refugees in the Middle East, thanks to... Read more


Knights of Columbus reach $100 billion in life insurance

Nov 9, 2015

The Knights of Columbus announced last week that they have surpassed $100 billion of life insurance in force, adding to... Read more