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Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Knights of Columbus prepare for first-ever virtual annual convention

The 138th annual convention of the Knights of Columbus begins today— the first in the  organization’s history to not be... Read more

Portrait of Father Michael J. McGivney by John Tierney.

Knights of Columbus founder to be beatified in October

Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization, will be beatified on October 31, the... Read more

Banner at the 2019 March for Life.

Catholic fraternal groups call for prayer and justice amid George Floyd protests

The Knights of Columbus have announced a forthcoming novena for an end to racism, as Catholic fraternal organizations urge prayer... Read more

The restored shrine at Our Lady of Good Counsel Camp. Image vis Knights of Columbus.

Our Lady in the weeds: Knights of Columbus find forgotten grotto

The St. Scholastica Council 14485 of the Knights of Columbus thought they were doing a routine community service project: clearing... Read more

Andrew Walther presents "The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History" to Pope Francis. Courtesy photo.

Picture this: Knights of Columbus publish new illustrated history

A multitude of photos and copies of historic records enliven a new history of the largest Catholic men’s organization in... Read more

Virgil Dechant. Courtesy photo.

Virgil Dechant, long-serving KofC Supreme Knight, dies at 89

The longest serving Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus died Saturday at 89.  Read more

Pope Francis with Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Feb. 16, 2017.

Pope Francis praises charitable work of Knights of Columbus

Pope Francis on Monday met Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and members of the Knights of Columbus supreme council, praising... Read more

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

In major change, Knights of Columbus drop secret initiation ceremony

The Knights of Columbus has announced a major revision to its longtime initiation ceremonies and for the first time will... Read more

Survey finds significant 'pro-choice' support for abortion regulations

Americans favor returning abortion restrictions to the states, favor a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and are... Read more

People line up for new coats Nov. 20 at a Denver coat giveaway organized by the Knights of Columbus.

Knights of Columbus give hundreds of new coats to Denver’s homeless before snowfall

On a partly cloudy and relatively pleasant November morning in downtown Denver, volunteers with the Knights of Columbus set up... Read more

US bishops and Knights of Columbus voice solidarity with Iraq, Lebanon

The U.S. bishops and the Knights of Columbus have professed their solidarity with the people of Iraq and Lebanon, telling... Read more

The 2019 March for Life.

Judgment reached in Knights of Columbus contract lawsuit

A federal jury concluded Thursday that the Knights of Columbus breached a verbal contract with a technology company that hoped... Read more

The 2019 March for Life.

Lawsuit claims Knights of Columbus broke $100m ‘verbal contract’

Jury selection began Monday in a lawsuit that accuses the Knights of Columbus of violating a verbal contract with a... Read more

At Knights convention, Kendrick Castillo remembered, honored as ‘a hero’

Kendrick Castillo, an 18 year-old who died in May while helping disarm a school shooter in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was... Read more

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

Knights of Columbus donated over $185 million to charity in 2018

Ahead of its annual convention this week, the Knights of Columbus announced August 1 that it donated more than $185... Read more

Nominee grilled over Knights of Columbus membership confirmed as federal judge

The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Brian Buescher, a judicial nominee grilled by two senators last year over his... Read more

Senator Ben Sasse, pictured at the National Press Club, Oct. 2018.

'Absolutely nuts' to grill judicial nominees over KofC membership, Sasse says

In his opening question for Peter J. Phipps, a judicial nominee for the United States Third Circuit court, Senator Ben... Read more

Gen. Jeff Harrigian, commander of U.S. Air Forces Europe and Africa. Courtesy image.

The generals who marched with 'Warriors' in Lourdes

Two military generals explained to CNA how their faith impacts their military career, and what the International Military Pilgrimage meant... Read more

Army Captain Adam Fisk, Morgan Fisk, and their son Julian on the Warriors to Loudres trip, 2019. Image courtesy of Knights of Columbus.

A pilgrim people: The Warriors to Lourdes share their stories

CNA had a chance to get to know some of the more than 200 pilgrims who traveled to Lourdes as... Read more

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes ahead of the International Military Pilgrimage, May 2019.

'On the March' with the International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Over 12,000 soldiers from over 40 countries are set to arrive in Lourdes, France on Friday as part of the... Read more