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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

Carl Anderson, former Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome, March 17, 2022.

Read Carl Anderson's commencement address at Thomas Aquinas College

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

In his address to the graduates of Thomas Aquinas College on Saturday, Carl Anderson, former head of the Knights of... Read more

Carl Anderson, pictured at the Angelicum in Rome on March 17, 2022.

Carl Anderson: ‘The Christian heritage of the West cannot be preserved by looking backward’

Mar 17, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The former Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus was speaking at the Angelicum in Rome. Read more

Carl Anderson receives the Totus Tuus award at the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 9, 2021.

Carl Anderson receives honor from Catholic Church in Poland

Oct 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Totus Tuus award is known as the ‘Catholic Nobel’ in Poland. Read more

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

Knights of Columbus affirm Archbishop Gomez' 'balanced and prophetic statement' on inauguration

Jan 20, 2021

The head of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday expressed gratitude for the “balanced and prophetic” statement issued by the... Read more

Pope Francis meets with officers and directors of the Knights of Columbus, and their families, in the Vatican's Capella Paolina, Feb. 12, 2020.

Pope Francis meets again with Knights of Columbus

Feb 14, 2020

Pope Francis met with leadership of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday, for the second time in a week, in... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson of the Knights of Columbus speaks at a press conference in Rome, Feb. 11, 2020.

Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years of charity in Rome

Feb 11, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

A group of the Knights of Columbus are on pilgrimage in Rome to celebrate 100 years of their charitable presence... 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

Feb 10, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

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

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Knights of Columbus announce groundbreaking of St. Kateri shrine

Aug 6, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Knights of Columbus will lead new initiatives to support Native Americans and First Nations people in the U.S. and... 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

May 20, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

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

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

Maryknoll Fr. Gerard Hammond speaks at the 2017 Knights of Columbus Convention after receiving the Gaudium et Spes Award. Photo courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

What a missionary to North Korea told the Knights of Columbus convention

Aug 2, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Service to the poor on the peripheries of society was a theme of the 2017 Knights of Columbus States Dinner... Read more

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

Knights of Columbus to raise $2 million to rebuild Iraqi town

Aug 2, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The Knights of Columbus on Tuesday announced it will raise and donate $2 million to re-settle Iraqi Christian families displaced... Read more

Will we go to the peripheries?

Jul 4, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

Encountering Christ brings with it the responsibility of reaching out to those on the peripheries, Catholic leaders urged their fellow... Read more

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Head Knight of Columbus honored for aiding persecuted Christians

Mar 1, 2017

Praising his “resolute defense of persecuted Christians,” an institute at Belmont Abbey College has awarded its Benedict Leadership Award to... Read more

Carl Anderson, Supreme Knights of the Knights of Columbus, speaks with CNA June 26, 2014.

The next US president must aid persecuted Christians – Knights' head

Sep 12, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Christians can’t be second-class citizens if they are to remain in the Middle East, and the next United States administration... 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

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 Cardl Anderson speaks at the K of C Supreme Convention in San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 6, 2013.

Knights of Columbus wins prize for ethical business practices

Mar 24, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

The fraternal organization the Knights of Columbus has been recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies by a... Read more