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Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly speaks with EWTN News President and COO Montse Alvarado on Thursday, July 11, 2024, regarding the organization's decision to cover mosaics by the accused abuser Father Marko Rupnik in chapels in Washington, D.C., and Connecticut.

Knights of Columbus to cover Rupnik art in DC and Connecticut

Jul 11, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The 2.1-million member lay Catholic men’s group said July 11 it would use fabric to cover the floor-to-ceiling mosaics in... Read more

Sisters of Life attend a dedication ceremony for the ultrasound machine donated by the Knights of Columbus to the First Choice Women's Resource Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Knights of Columbus announce charity fund has surpassed $100 million in grants

Jun 27, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The fund “has crossed a significant milestone” in surpassing the six-figure mark, the organization said in a press release this... Read more

A Virginia council of the Knights of Columbus will be permitted to hold its annual Memorial Day Mass on Monday, May 27, 2024, in a federal cemetery after the National Park Service (NPS) backed down and allowed the group to hold the observance.

Federal government backs down, allows Virginia Knights to hold annual Memorial Day Mass 

May 23, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The fraternal organization, which has “held the service at the park every year since at least the 1960s,” will be... Read more

Baltimore workers and relatives attend a press conference to honor families and victims of the March 26 collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after it was struck by the container ship Dali, in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 29, 2024.

Knights of Columbus pledge $100,000 for families of Baltimore bridge collapse victims

Apr 15, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly noted in the announcement that Blessed Michael McGivney created the organization in 1882 “to support widows... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly, center, and Ukraine State Deputy Youriy Maletskiy give out Easter care packages to Ukrainian refugees in Rava-Ruska, Poland, in April 2022.

‘We are not going anywhere’: Knights of Columbus vow to keep up aid to Ukraine

Feb 21, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

“The founding mission of the Knights of Columbus was to care for the vulnerable,” said Szymon Czyszek, organizer of relief... Read more

Before the March for Life young people gathered for music and worship at Life Fest.

‘Love is the answer’: Thousands fill Washington, D.C. stadium for ‘Life Fest’ rally

Jan 19, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

“We want every person to walk out of here knowing that they are good, that they are chosen, that they... Read more

The theme of the first "Life Fest," sponsored by the Sisters of Life and the Knights of Columbus, was "Because love is the answer."

Attending March for Life? Check out ‘Life Fest,’ a morning of worship and music for life

Jan 8, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

At the 51st annual March for Life on Jan. 19, attendees will be offered a range of activities including participation... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly gives the millionth coat to a little girl at Annunciation Catholic School in Denver, Colorado,

Knights of Columbus donate millionth coat through ‘Coats for Kids’ program

Nov 7, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Knights of Columbus reached a major milestone this month when they donated their one millionth coat through their Coats... Read more

Approximately 525 women, a mix of all ages from every state in the country, attended the Knights of Columbus 141st Supreme Convention “Ladies Program” Aug. 1, 2023.

Knights of Columbus ‘Ladies Program’ recognizes women as key ‘influencers’

Aug 8, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

More than 500 women attended the program, which highlighted the sacrifices Knights’ wives make and the key role they play... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly.

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly has a plan to deepen the faith lives of Catholic men

Aug 7, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Knights of Columbus has launched new initiatives to help Catholic laymen deepen their spiritual lives and find authentic Catholic... Read more

Miguel Flores, 30, a Knight of Columbus from North Carolina

A young Knight of Columbus on ‘Christian masculinity’ and the future of the Church

Aug 2, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

“There is no greater authentic masculinity than protecting those who are more vulnerable than you,” said Miguel Flores, a young... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly addresses the Knights of Columbus' convention in Orlando, Florida on Aug. 1, 2023.

Patrick Kelly to Knights’ convention: Catholic men have ‘a duty to protect families’

Aug 2, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly urged the assembled to stand strong as men of faith amid new challenges facing the Catholic... Read more

A statue of Blessed Michael McGivney, sculpted by Stanley Bliefeld, is displayed outside of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut.

Blessed Michael McGivney is namesake of New Haven’s new citywide parish

Jul 5, 2023

By Joseph Pronechen

The Catholic community now consists of eight church buildings under one administrative umbrella. Read more

The Knights of Columbus film "In Solidarity with Ukraine" will have a six-week run on ABC-affiliated stations starting Feb. 26.

Knights of Columbus’ new film on humanitarian crisis in Ukraine: Here’s how to watch

Feb 25, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The documentary film “In Solidarity with Ukraine” premieres Feb. 26 and will run for six weeks on ABC-affiliated stations across... Read more

The theme of the first "Life Fest," sponsored by the Sisters of Life and the Knights of Columbus, was "Because love is the answer."

‘Because love is the answer’: Pre-March for Life rally fires up young crowd

Jan 20, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

An estimated 3,500 people, including many young people, filled an indoor sports arena Jan. 20 for the first-ever Life Fest... Read more

Ultrasound scan of 15 week-old baby

Even after Roe, most Americans support abortion restrictions: poll

Jan 18, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

A majority of Americans support some limits on abortion and Americans’ attitudes toward abortion have not significantly changed, a new... Read more

The future Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly greeting Pope Benedict XVI, April 5, 2008.

U.S. lay Catholic organizations mourn the loss of Pope Emeritus Benedict

Jan 1, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones, Jonah McKeown

Major U.S.-based lay Catholic groups expressed their gratitude for the late pope’s life and legacy. Read more

The Sisters of Life and the Knights of Columbus are holding a rally, Life Fest, on the morning of the March for Life, Jan. 20, 2023.

Pre-March for Life rally to feature Mass and performances by Brother Isaiah and other Catholic artists

Dec 29, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

The Sisters of Life and the Knights of Columbus will be hosting an all-new "Life Fest” rally on the morning... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly of the Knights of Columbus helped assemble care packages prepared for Ukraine alongside Ukrainian refugees and Bishop Stolarczyk of Radom, Poland.

KofC Supreme Knight to American Catholics: ‘Remember our brothers and sisters in Christ in Ukraine this winter’

Dec 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly is convinced that American Catholics must continue to stand in solidarity with the... Read more

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Former Supreme Knight Carl Anderson honored for support of Iraqi Christians

Dec 14, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

Carl Anderson, the former supreme knight of the Knight of Columbus, was honored Tuesday night for the work the charity... Read more