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Knights of Columbus - Latest News
Feb 19, 2020 - 12:00 am .- A multitude of photos and copies of historic records enliven a new history of the largest Catholic men’s organization in the world, “The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History,” to be released in March.
Feb 16, 2020 - 06:55 pm .- The longest serving Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus died Saturday at 89.
Feb 10, 2020 - 06:28 am .- Pope Francis on Monday met Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and members of the Knights of Columbus supreme council, praising the organization’s charitable work in Rome and in defense of life.
Jan 31, 2020 - 07:11 pm .- The Knights of Columbus has announced a major revision to its longtime initiation ceremonies and for the first time will open them to the public, saying the changes are needed to become more appealing to prospective members and to respond to a “crisis” in church membership.
Jan 22, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Americans favor returning abortion restrictions to the states, favor a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and are favorable to voting for politicians who would restrict abortion. This is according to a survey that finds unexpected support for these policies among those who self-identify as pro-choice.
Nov 20, 2019 - 04:15 pm .- On a partly cloudy and relatively pleasant November morning in downtown Denver, volunteers with the Knights of Columbus set up tents for distributing new puffy winter coats, as well as snacks, socks and water, to homeless people.
Nov 15, 2019 - 04:28 pm .- The U.S. bishops and the Knights of Columbus have professed their solidarity with the people of Iraq and Lebanon, telling the Catholic patriarchs of the region that they are praying and working for peace and security.
Sep 13, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A federal jury concluded Thursday that the Knights of Columbus breached a verbal contract with a technology company that hoped to become a “designated vendor” for local councils and other organizations connected to the Catholic fraternal organization. The jury awarded plaintiff UKnight Interactive $500,000, far less than the $100 million its lawsuit petitioned for.
Aug 26, 2019 - 05:25 pm .- Jury selection began Monday in a lawsuit that accuses the Knights of Columbus of violating a verbal contract with a vendor who claims that the Knights of Columbus inflate their membership numbers, and have destroyed his business.
Aug 7, 2019 - 03:42 pm .- Kendrick Castillo, an 18 year-old who died in May while helping disarm a school shooter in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was honored by the Knights of Columbus on Tuesday night with the Caritas Medal.
Aug 5, 2019 - 12:18 pm .- Ahead of its annual convention this week, the Knights of Columbus announced August 1 that it donated more than $185 million to charity in 2018.
Jul 24, 2019 - 04:15 pm .- The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Brian Buescher, a judicial nominee grilled by two senators last year over his membership in the Knights of Columbus. Buescher will now become a U.S. District Judge in Nebraska.
Jun 7, 2019 - 12:34 am .- In his opening question for Peter J. Phipps, a judicial nominee for the United States Third Circuit court, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) started with what he called “a hard question.”
May 22, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Two military generals explained to CNA how their faith impacts their military career, and what the International Military Pilgrimage meant to them.
May 20, 2019 - 10:30 am .- CNA had a chance to get to know some of the more than 200 pilgrims who traveled to Lourdes as part of the Knights of Columbus’ Warriors to Lourdes
May 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Over 12,000 soldiers from over 40 countries are set to arrive in Lourdes, France on Friday as part of the 61st Annual International Military Pilgrimage.
May 15, 2019 - 05:12 pm .- A funny, selfless, and kind kid who loved tinkering with his car, goofing around with his friends, and above all, serving others, whether at Knights of Columbus pancake breakfasts or in robotics class - this was the Kendrick Castillo that friends and family gathered to remember at a celebration of his life on May 15 at Cherry Hills Community Church.
Mar 29, 2019 - 11:30 am .- The vast majority of New Yorkers are opposed to late-term abortion, a new Marist Poll has found. The opposition comes despite the recent passage of the state’s Reproductive Health Act.
Feb 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Recent poll shows a 17-point increase in the number of Americans who identify as pro life, up from 38 percent earlier this year. The results follow a month in which several states passed expansive new pro-abortion measures.
Jan 30, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, whose diocese includes the University of Notre Dame, made the invitation in a January 30 letter to the editor in The Observer, a student-run newspaper for the universities of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s. The letter asked all male students to consider joining the fraternal society.