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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

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during his Wednesday general audience on June 18, 2014.

Pope thanks Knights of Columbus for their service, charity

Aug 6, 2014

In a message delivered to the Knights of Columbus' international convention, Pope Francis thanked the Catholic fraternal organization for their... Read more

 Supreme Knight Carl Anderson makes an announcement at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum July 14, 2014. Photo courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Knights of Columbus pledge $1.4 million for Special Olympics

Jul 15, 2014

The Knights of Columbus have pledged $1.4 million for next year’s Special Olympics World Games, helping to cover participating athletes’... Read more

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson discusses the new book on Fr. Michael McGivney in Rome, June 26, 2014.

The story of Father McGivney, extraordinary priest

Jun 28, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A new Italian edition of a book about the life of Father Michael McGivney tells the story of his extraordinary... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson.

Knights of Columbus report record donations in 2013

Jun 13, 2014

Catholic fraternal organization the Knights of Columbus set new records in donations and volunteer hours in 2013, continuing its long-standing... Read more