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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

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