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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

May 16, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

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

Kendrick Castillo and his father, John Castillo. Courtesy: Knights of Columbus #4844 via Facebook

'We all need to be a little more like Kendrick': Friends and family remember STEM hero

May 15, 2019

By Mary Farrow

A funny, selfless, and kind kid who loved tinkering with his car, goofing around with his friends, and above all,... Read more

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, pictured in 2016.

Poll finds two-thirds of New Yorkers oppose late-term abortion

Mar 29, 2019

The vast majority of New Yorkers are opposed to late-term abortion, a new Marist Poll has found. The opposition comes... Read more

Pro-life demonstrators awaits the Supreme in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, 2016.

New poll shows more Democrats, younger Americans identify as pro-life

Feb 25, 2019

Recent poll shows a 17-point increase in the number of Americans who identify as pro life, up from 38 percent... Read more

Flag above Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, In.

Indiana bishop urges Fightin’ Irish to join Knights

Jan 30, 2019

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, whose diocese includes the University of Notre Dame, made the invitation in a January 30 letter... Read more

The 2019 March for Life.

Knights on parade: With the Knights of Columbus at the March for Life

Jan 18, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

CNA spent the 2019 March for Life getting a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Knights of Columbus during... Read more

Senator Ben Sasse, who introduced the resolution in the Senate, pictured at the National Press Club, Oct. 2018.

Senate passes ‘religious test’ resolution on Knights of Columbus

Jan 17, 2019

By Ed Condon

The Senate yesterday passed a resolution saying it would be "unconstitutional" to consider membership in the Knights of Columbus a... Read more

A sign at the entrance to a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room in Washington, D.C.

AG nominee says Catholic faith not an issue

Jan 15, 2019

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general William Barr said Tuesday that he does not think his Catholic faith is... Read more

Doctor reading test results of pregnant woman by ultrasound.

Pro-choice and pro-life majorities want more abortion restrictions, poll shows

Jan 15, 2019

The poll found that overwhelming majorities of people, even those who identify as “pro-choice” in theory, support major restrictions on... Read more

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard at the 2016 champions of Jewish values international awards.

Congresswoman blasts ‘religious bigotry’ against Knights of Columbus, Catholic nominees

Jan 9, 2019

By Ed Condon

Democratic lawmakers are divided over questions some see as a religious litmus test applied to candidates for the federal bench.... Read more

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Knights of Columbus: Anti-Catholic bigotry is nothing new

Jan 3, 2019

Catholics can be good US citizens and honest public servants, the head of the Knights of Columbus wrote Thursday in... Read more

United States Capitol.

DC Knights of Columbus respond to senators' criticism

Dec 26, 2018

By Perry West

A Washington, DC council of the Knights of Columbus has invited two U.S. senators to join them in charitable service,... Read more

Senator Kamala Harris addresses the crowd at a rally in Toarrance, CA., in July 2017.

Judicial nominee faces Senate scrutiny over Knights of Columbus membership

Dec 21, 2018

By Ed Condon

A judicial nominee faced questions from Senators this month about whether membership in the Knights of Columbus might impede his... Read more

A center for internally displaced persons, most of whom are Christians, in Dawodiya, Iraq, April 10, 2016.

Trump signs law to aid Christians in Iraq, Syria

Dec 11, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

President Donald Trump signed into law Tuesday the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act, which seeks to ensure... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Italian youth in St. Peter's Square on August 12, 2018.

In fight against hunger, Pope says ‘beautiful words’ must lead to collective action

Oct 16, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

Feeding the hungry requires combined action and political will to provide real help for the poor, Pope Francis has said.  Read more

The dome of a church profained by IS in the Christian city of Qaraqoosh, Nov. 2016.

USAID and Knights of Columbus in agreement to help Mid East Christians

Oct 12, 2018

The joint effort was agreed in a memorandum of understanding announced Oct. 12 and will begin in Iraq, before being... Read more

The heart of St. John Vianney.

Knights of Columbus announce St John Vianney relic tour

Aug 21, 2018

The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus announced Tuesday that the fraternal organization will sponsor a US tour of... Read more

A process of the Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians icon during Mass at the 2018 Knights of Columbus convention. Courtesy photo.

Dolan praises St. Dominic at KofC convention

Aug 8, 2018

The Archbishop of New York encouraged Catholics to imitate the patient and persistent prayer of St. Dominic, during a homily... Read more

Icon of Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians, presented at the Knight of Columbus convention.

Knights of Columbus pledge support for persecuted Christians

Aug 7, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson pledged the fraternal organization’s continued efforts to aid and rebuild persecuted Christian communities... Read more

Our Lady of Lourdes grotto, Lourdes, France.

Wounded veterans seek healing and peace in the waters of Lourdes

May 22, 2018

American veterans in search of healing attended a recent pilgrimage to Lourdes, through the Archdiocese for Military Services and the... Read more