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Pope Francis addresses the United States Congress, Sept. 24, 2015.

In wake of papal visit, pro-life opinion rises in United States

Oct 20, 2015

Pope Francis’ visit to the United States has given a boost to Americans’ stated support for the pro-life cause, the... Read more

Refugee children at a Refugee Camp in Iraq.

Knights of Columbus sending one month of food to Erbil refugees

Sep 8, 2015

This month, the Knights of Columbus will provide food to some 13,500 families in Erbil who have been displaced by... Read more

The statue of Father McGivney is carried in procession at the conclusion of Mass at St. Mary's in New Haven. Photo courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Knights celebrate life of founder 125 years after his death

Aug 15, 2015

On Friday, hundreds of faithful gathered in New Haven, Conn. to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable... Read more

    Pope Francis blesses newly married couples at the general audience in Vatican City on August 5, 2015.

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

Aug 7, 2015

Pope Francis thanked the Knights of Columbus for their support of Christian marriage in a message to their 133rd Supreme... Read more

Members of the Knights of Columbus participate in the pin exchange at the 2016 national convention in Philadelphia.

State pride, Knights of Columbus style

Aug 4, 2015

By Mary Farrow

The Knights of Columbus kicked off their 133rd annual supreme convention with the usual state-themed flair on Monday in Philadelphia.  Read more

The grotto where Our Lady of Lourdes is said to have appeared. May 14, 2015.

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

May 17, 2015

By Elise Harris

Military service members’ annual pilgrimage to the Marian shrine of Lourdes can be a time of healing and peace, especially... Read more

Notre Dame University.

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

May 1, 2015

Knights of Columbus head Carl Anderson questioned the Obama Administration’s policies in a speech at Notre Dame University, six years... Read more

Amputee soccer players from Haiti known as Team Zaryen take part in a match in 2011.

Haitian amputees lace-up soccer cleats on Roman sports field

Jan 9, 2015

By Elise Harris

Five years after the island of Haiti was devastated by a massive earthquake, three young amputees will have the opportunity... Read more

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

Dec 20, 2014

The Knights of Columbus fraternal organization aims to extend its Catholic values and financial expertise into a new subsidiary that... Read more

(L-R) New Haven Police Lt. Sam Brown, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, Police Chief Dean Esserman, and Connecticut State Deputy Tom Vita.

Police and Knights of Columbus join forces to fight the cold

Dec 19, 2014

The Knights of Columbus is joining forces with the New Haven Police Department in the Coats for Kids initiative to... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson.

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

Dec 13, 2014

By Elise Harris

The Knights of Columbus have donated $1.6 million to the Pope’s personal charities, and are giving an additional $400,000 to... Read more

Refugee child in Ankaway, Erbil at the opening of his tent_Catholic News Agency.

Knights donate $2 million for Middle East refugee housing

Nov 20, 2014

By Matt Hadro

The Knights of Columbus is putting more than $2 million toward new homes for Iraqi and Syrian refugees fleeing violence,... Read more

Fr. Arne Panula presents Carl and Dorian Anderson with the St. John Paul II Award for the New Evangelization in Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 2014.

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

Oct 31, 2014

By Matt Hadro

The Church must work to strengthen the family by helping couples practice Christian concepts of virtues if it wishes to... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson.

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

Oct 6, 2014

The Knights of Columbus and Supreme Knight Carl Anderson have been named the recipients of a University of Notre Dame... Read more

Refugees who have fled from ISIS and arrived in Ankawa, in the northern part of Erbil, Iraq.

Knights' collection for persecuted Iraqis passes $2 million

Sep 11, 2014

A Knights of Columbus relief fund for persecuted Iraqi refugees has now surpassed $2 million, and the order has released... Read more

Amputee soccer players from Haiti known as Team Zaryen take part in a match in 2011.

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

Aug 28, 2014

The Knights of Columbus partnered with Connecticut-based EVTV to produce a documentary on hope and healing of Haitian children injured... Read more

 Gary Sinise descibed the work the Gary Sinise Foundation on behalf of wounded veterans during the States Dinner, Aug. 5, 2014.

Knights partner with Catholic actor Gary Sinise to help veterans

Aug 22, 2014

By Mary Farrow

Actor Gary Sinise's respect and admiration for military men and women goes far beyond his role as Lieutenant Dan in... Read more

A young refugee rests after having fled from ISIS and arrived in Ankawa in the northern part of Erbil, Iraq.

Knights of Columbus will match donations to aid persecuted Iraqis

Aug 12, 2014

The Knights of Columbus have established a matching fund to assist Christians and other religious minorities facing severe persecution or... Read more

 Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Knights of Columbus set record for global charitable giving

Aug 7, 2014

By Mary Farrow

The Knights of Columbus continued to set records for charitable giving and volunteer hours, making this the 14th consecutive year... Read more

 Bishop Noonan at the opening Mass for the 2014 Knights of Columbus convention in Orlando, Fla. Photo courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Trust God's love in difficult times, bishop counsels

Aug 6, 2014

By Mary Farrow

A relationship with God is the most important thing to remember in difficult times, said Bishop John Noonan of Orlando... Read more